June 2, 2008

LGBT Families Day: Rights or No Rights, We're Still Parents

Filed by Sara Whitman | June 02, 2008 | 9:00 PM | comments

Fall soccer forms due August 8th, doctor's appointments for summer camp forms and dinner cooked- but not yet eaten- by 4PM today. There is a little league baseball game and Zachary is pitching. By the time we get home, the...Read More

A Father By Any Other Name

Filed by Donna Rose | June 02, 2008 | 7:00 PM | comments

Every year just before Father's Day I get a call from a news agency wanting to interview me about how transsexual parents celebrate this annual celebration of dads. I certainly can't answer for all transsexuals - I can only answer...Read More

A Lifetime in Two Weeks

Filed by Kate Kendell | June 02, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

I write this on the evening of May 29. It has been exactly two weeks since the historic ruling from the California Supreme Court ending the exclusion of lesbians and gay men from the right to marry. The past two...Read More

Harry Jackson Home Movies

Filed by Paige Schilt | June 02, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

This weekend Soulforce posted video of Bishop Harry Jackson's closing remarks at a dinner meeting with LGBT families at his Beltsville, Maryland church on May 24, 2008. The meeting was part of the American Family Outing, which is visiting six...Read More

Ode to a toddler

Filed by Cathy Renna | June 02, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

I admit it - I have learned more about patience, kindness, fun and sheer joy from the "almost three" year old my wife and I share our life with, our daughter Rosemary. If you know me or have had the...Read More

Save Rent Control in California (No on Prop 98!)

Filed by Jessica Hoffmann | June 02, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

Hey, California! I know it can be hard to get out and vote on local elections--either they seem insignificant, or you're pretty convinced electoral politics will never bring real social change, let alone justice. I hear you. The thing is,...Read More

Vice President Crist?

Filed by Mike Rogers | June 02, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

Hey, girlfriend! The chances of Charlie Crist being nominated for VP by the GOP are about as good as the chances that the sun will set in the east and that your local PBS station will announce they are flush...Read More

Yves Saint Lauren's Legacy

Filed by Abigail Hannon | June 02, 2008 | 12:45 PM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Yves St Laurent was a fashionista. Don't fashionistas kill people with clothes? To see more, head to www.abigailsxratedteendiary.com !!!...Read More

Wicked Little Town from Hedwig

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 02, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Today's YGST video got taken off YouTube. So here's "Wig in a Box" from Hedwig and the Angry Inch....Read More

Family is what you make it

Filed by Waymon Hudson | June 02, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

In honor of the third annual Blogging for LGBT Families Day, I wanted to share a little bit about my own family. Many of you know about my partner and me- we have been together for 6 years, have our...Read More

Separation of church and state in marriage

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 02, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

TBP editor Waymon Hudson got quoted in the Contra Coast Times last week in an article about how some clergy aren't signing marriage licenses anymore: "I think the need to untangle civil marriage and the rights associated with it from...Read More

Beautiful Day in This Neighborhood

Filed by Michele O'Mara | June 02, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

In honor of Blogging for LGBT Families Day I'm going to share one of my favorite true stories about a day in the life in our neighborhood. My partner and I live in a suburb of Indy where our little...Read More

Congratulations to Steph and Stephanie

Filed by Bil Browning | June 02, 2008 | 9:05 AM | comments

Two good friends got married yesterday, Steph Mineart and Stephanie Kouteck. While the marriage, of course, isn't recognized here in Indiana, the duo are off to Canada to make it official. Both women looked absolutely stunning. I'm so happy for...Read More

Laws for LGBT Families with Children

Filed by Nancy Polikoff | June 02, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

Today is "Blogging for LGBT Families Day." Here's my contribution: The worst news recently for LGBT families was the decision of Maryland's highest court that eviscerated the family of Janice and Margaret and their daughter, Maya. You see, only Janice...Read More


Bob Dole hearts Scott McClellan

Filed by Ed Team | June 02, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"There are miserable creatures like you in every administration who don't have the guts to speak up or quit if there are disagreements with the boss or colleagues. No, your type soaks up the benefits of power, revels in the...Read More

Chris Crocker on straight guys

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 02, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Chris Crocker tries to understand the heterosexual male.... (audio NSFW)...Read More