Dana Rudolph

Dana Rudolph

At a Glance:

Dana Rudolph has been a Project Contributor since December 2008, has written 128 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


Help Pastor Respond to Theft of Pride Flags from Church

Filed by Dana Rudolph | July 23, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

Over the past week, a pro-equality New Hampshire church has had two rainbow flags stolen. Let's help respond peacefully and powerfully to this harassment.Read More

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New D&D Embraces Diverse Gender Identities, Sexual Orientation

Filed by Dana Rudolph | July 13, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

The new version of D&D, which officially launches next week, is clearly and deliberately inclusive of a diverse range of gender identities, gender expressions, and sexual orientations.Read More

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Wisconsin Company Adds Spice to Marriage Equality

Filed by Dana Rudolph | June 13, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

Wisconsin-based spice company Penzeys is celebrating the state's marriage equality win by sharing on its website the stories of four of the plaintiff couples, including "their lives, their cooking, and their love." Read More

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Monday Is Blogging for LGBTQ Families Day

Filed by Dana Rudolph | May 30, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

This is a celebration of LGBTQ families whether you're part of one, know one, or just want to support them. Read More

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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