Post Tagged with: "known donor"

My Gay Husband
Extended family / Family

My Gay Husband

Everyone needs a gay husband. Even queer women.

Jason Patric Brings Donor Issues into the Mainstream
Family / Family-building

Jason Patric Brings Donor Issues into the Mainstream

This week the New York Times had an article titled, “Does ‘Sperm Donor’ Mean ‘Dad’?” Of course, as a member of a family that used a known donor, I read with interest. The article focuses on a specific public feud between former actor Jason Patric and his ex-girlfriend, Danielle Schreiber. The […]

Finding Mr. Right Part 1
Family / Family-building

Finding Mr. Right Part 1

When I was in middle school, I named my future children: Samantha and Alexandra. Sam and Alex for short. They would be soccer players and would have long brown hair like me. They would have my nose and my husband’s eyes. His name would be Jeff, and he would stay […]

Gay little conversations with little gays
Family / Kids / Parenting

Gay little conversations with little gays

It was 4:45 AM and I had snuck into my six-year-old’s bedroom for one last kiss before heading to the airport. My muffled attempts to get ready as quietly as possible had woken him anyway — he’s a light sleeper — and I figured that I might as well take […]

Greetings From Sandra At West Philly Mama
Community

Greetings From Sandra At West Philly Mama

  Hi!  I’m Sandra and I’m mama to a two and a half year old son named Leo and a four month old daughter named Zoe.  I co-parent these two precocious kids with my true love, best friend and college sweetheart jb.  jb and I will be celebrating a dozen […]

Known donor bonuses
Family / Family-building

Known donor bonuses

[A shorter version of this piece is cross-posted over at LesbianDad.] It was bedtime, and I thought I was going to have to mount a lengthy campaign to extirpate the lil’ monkey from her downstairs cousins’ room (we live upstairs from my partner’s brother and his family). Daily she ransacks […]

News & Politics

Three legal parents

Today, Ontario’s highest court ruled that a five year old boy has three legal parents – his biological mother, her partner, and their good friend, his biological father. The case is believed to be the first in Canada in which a child has more than two legal parents, said Peter […]