Dana Rudolph

Dana Rudolph

At a Glance:

Dana Rudolph has been a Project Contributor since December 2008, has written 124 entries and currently lives in Boston, MA.


Dana is a freelance writer/marketer and founder of Mombian: Sustenance for Lesbian Moms, which offers a mix of parenting, politics, diversions, and resources for lesbian moms and other LGBT parents. Each year in June she hosts Blogging for LGBT Families Day, in which bloggers of all types are invited to post in support of LGBT families.

She writes regular columns on LGBT parenting for several LGBT newspapers, and also covers various LGBT news and events not necessarily related to parenting for Logo's 365gay.com news site and other channels. She and her partner Helen produce the weekly LGBT-parenting video blog "She Got Me Pregnant" in partnership with Logo site After Ellen.

Dana has over a decade of experience in the online industry, at both the startup and corporate levels. Most recently, she was vice president at Merrill Lynch, developing marketing and business strategies for several key online initiatives. She was also the first leader of the firm's global LGBT employee network.

Dana has a BA summa cum laude from Wellesley College in Astronomy and Medieval/Renaissance Studies, and an M.Phil from Oxford University in History.

Dana and Helen have been together more than fifteen years. Dana is currently staying at home with their five-year-old son, for whom she hopes to make the world a better place.

Dana Rudolph: Recently Filed

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TED Ed Kids' Videos Embrace Same-Sex Couples

Filed by Dana Rudolph | March 21, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

As a lesbian mom, I'm always on the lookout for children's books and media that are inclusive of same-sex relationships. So I was thrilled when I discovered two such videos from TED Ed.Read More

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Melissa Harris-Perry Has a New Baby, via Surrogacy

Filed by Dana Rudolph | February 25, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

It is in the interplay of similarities and differences that the great web of human families is made. We connect with our similarities and learn from our differences.Read More

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Watch: Teen Discusses Her Two Moms at Deaf Conference

Filed by Dana Rudolph | November 21, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

17-year-old activist Jehanne McCullough recently gave a presentation about what schools can do to be more inclusive of children with same-sex parents.Read More


8 Ways the Red Sox Are Like Marriage Equality

Filed by Dana Rudolph | October 25, 2013 | 12:30 PM | comments

The Boston Red Sox and marriage equality are more similar than you might think.Read More


Monday Is Blogging for LGBT Families Day

Filed by Dana Rudolph | May 30, 2013 | 2:00 PM | comments

Join me next week in celebrating Blogging for LGBT Families Day, a time for bloggers of all sexual orientations and gender identities to write posts supporting LGBT families.Read More