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Featured Family Portraits
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Featured Family Portraits

Mhango   Our three featured families this week come to you from the United States Air Force, Texas, and Florida. They also had a lot to say. I love that. We love to hear from you and be able to share your story, to share a glimpse into your lives. It’s […]

Featured Family Portraits
Community / Portraits

Featured Family Portraits

http://gafccommunity.co.uk/tag/improving-mental-health/   It’s featured family time! This week we have a family made from love and adoption, an adorable couple from Michigan, and a family from Alberta who are getting married in just two weeks! These families totally rule!     Kelly and Diane have been together for almost 30 years […]

Featured Family Portraits
Community / Portraits

Featured Family Portraits

  It’s featured family time! Our three families this week come to us through Instagram, where it’s a marriage equality celebration this week! One of my favorite features of Instagram is the hashtag. While on Twitter, hashtags are used to connect ideas, on Instagram, they’re used to connect photos. Searching […]

The View from Here: San Francisco City Hall, June 26, 2013
Family / News & Politics / Parenting

The View from Here: San Francisco City Hall, June 26, 2013

Regular contributor Cheryl Dumesnil files this report as one of our penultimate regularly scheduled posts in the “Lawfully Wedded Life” series here. It is fitting: what the SCOTUS Day of Decision looked like from her family’s eyewitness point of view. A bit of backstory: Cheryl has been following this issue for […]

“I just want to be like everyone else.”
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“I just want to be like everyone else.”

A scrub jay swoops out of a redwood tree, scoops high into the air above the road I’m driving on, backstrokes its burnished blue wings for a moment, baring its chest to the rising sun, then dives into a shrub across the road. “See?” my poet brain thinks, “Even a […]

Happy Mothers’ Day, or How I Learned to Stop Complaining and Love Being Trapped at Home
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Happy Mothers’ Day, or How I Learned to Stop Complaining and Love Being Trapped at Home

Because I recently heard that exposure to greenery erases brain fatigue, I’ve parked myself on the loveseat on my back porch and spent the past fifteen minutes alternating between staring at my backyard’s canopy of trees and reading bits of David Sedaris’ new book, Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls. Truth: […]

Marriage Equality: the “Tri” in Our Trifecta
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Marriage Equality: the “Tri” in Our Trifecta

The following is the third 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.   K-Bird and his kindergarten classmate are […]

What My Kids Have Taught Me About Homophobia
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What My Kids Have Taught Me About Homophobia

“Another child victim of biological engineering!” An anti-gay protestor shouted this at my then four-year-old son K-bird and me, as we were walking up the stairs into the California Supreme Court building in San Francisco, heading to one of the many Proposition 8-related hearings. In the reflections on the glass […]

To watch with the little ones
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To watch with the little ones

Here are some short animations featuring LGBT families produced by Paka Paka, which is Argentina’s first public educational tv channel for kids run by the Ministry of Education, to watch with the little ones and since there is no dialog, it doesn’t matter what language you speak. 1) Mi Familia, […]

¡Arriba México! Moving forward on Marriage Equality
News & Politics

¡Arriba México! Moving forward on Marriage Equality

Last week some amazing news came from Mexico regarding same-sex marriage. To understand what’s going on, I had a long chat (more than two hours!) with Mexican activists Criseida and Ana. They have been blogging as Las Dos Mamis since 2006 as Las Dos Mamis. Their blog was one of the […]