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App Maker, App Maker, Make Me an App!
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App Maker, App Maker, Make Me an App!

I need to talk about menses.  I don’t need to talk about menses in detail, so you can read on knowing that I won’t be using descriptive language.  Also, I will not be talking about the feminist politics of menstruation or the relationship of the menstrual cycle to the moon […]

It Begins With Rubyfruit Jungle…
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It Begins With Rubyfruit Jungle…

The following post and video are from our very own, Deborah Goldstein. who is somewhere in New Jersey or New York or some other New at an Apple store with her MacBook trying to revive it so that it does not remain the Apple adorned paperweight that it has become.  […]

When The Best Man Was A Drag Queen
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When The Best Man Was A Drag Queen

Katie writes at Coming Out at Midlife.  I first found her through this year’s Mombian Blogging for LGBT Families Day.  She was the second article that I randomly chose– I ended up reading her entire blog, every single piece.   Katie’s writing is beautiful, the love she has with TDL–her partner, “tall, […]

Gay Marriage Does Affect My Heterosexual Marriage
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Gay Marriage Does Affect My Heterosexual Marriage

Clare Davina, a longtime regular contributor here at Lesbian Family (first post: 12 July 2007!), also blogs at Musings from inside, outside, and underneath.  Her post below is the tenth in our Lawfully Wedded Life series, and the first to look at heterosexually wedded life and how same-sex wedded life affects it.  Do you […]

Legally Wedded
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Legally Wedded

Jen Bauer, who blogs at Adventurous Moms, files the ninth in our Lawfully Wedded Life series.  She lives in Massachusetts, and thus has a number of years’ experience with lawfully wedded (lesbian) life. But she and her wife chose, after a Massachusetts marriage, to have a South Carolina wedding. Read on to learn […]

She Said Yes
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She Said Yes

Here’s a visual departure from the prose entries in the Lawfully Wedded Life series: a series of YouTube proposals.  Because before there’s Wedded Life, there’s (usually) a proposal. Consider these fun prequels.   Do you have a story to tell about marriage, marriage equality, or the lack thereof? Submit yours here. We’ll be running the […]

The Double Closet
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The Double Closet

This week we are featuring a guest post from Adanjesus Marin, the President of Equality Pennsylvania.  He gives some background about his own experience and thoughts on immigration reform and why Equality Pennsylvania has added their voice to so many other LGBT groups that are joining the broad movement in […]

Four (Same-Sex) Weddings and a Funeral
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Four (Same-Sex) Weddings and a Funeral

Settle down for a fantastic “long form” read for this week’s  Lawfully Wedded Life essay from regular Lesbian Family contributor Susan Goldberg. This piece first appeared in Lillith, was excerpted in Ms., and was included in the Lambda Literary Award-nominated anthology Here Come The Brides.  Do you have a story to tell about […]

Equality and Dreams of Marriage
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Equality and Dreams of Marriage

Welcome back to our Wednesday  Lawfully Wedded Life. series. We took a pause last week, in light of the collective impact and aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings.  We resume this week with guest author Michelle, who writes to us from some 3,000 west of Boston, in Washington state. The […]

Dear Sue
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Dear Sue

The following is the fourth in our ongoing Wednesday series, Lawfully Wedded Life. Do you have a story to tell about marriage, marriage equality, or the lack thereof? Submit yours here. We’ll be running the series through the SCOTUS marriage equality decision(s), expected late June 2013.   The bad news is there are […]