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Category Archives: Gender
Queer Youth: It’s Getting Better. Whew.
So there’s a time in my life that I don’t like to think about, let alone talk or write about. But I recently wrote a YA novel about a pair of high school soccer players, and I discovered that inhabiting … Continue reading
Posted in Family, Gender, LGBT rights Tagged It Gets Better, lgbt youth, queer youth 4 Comments
We’re having a…!
Well, I’ll let the photo do the talking. That’s right, folks, an additional pair of female gendered beings will be joining our household. Whew. As Kris and I agreed, there’s going to be a lot of estrogen in our house for … Continue reading
Between the Lines; or, Why I Wrote a Gay Variation on Pride and Prejudice
With my new book, Gay Pride & Prejudice, due to release at the end of this week (March 31), I thought I would take a few minutes to offer up some of the reasons I decided to co-opt and alter … Continue reading
Lions and Vikings and Bears, Oh My
The other day, Kris came home from Target irate. That actually doesn’t happen all that often—she’s from Minneapolis, where Target was born and still resides. (Wait, that sentence sounds as if I think a corporation could be a person…) Also, … Continue reading
Posted in Family, Feminism, gay marriage, Gender, LGBT rights, Non-Biological Motherhood, Parenting, sports, Women's equality, Women's rights Tagged Chicago Bears, children's clothing, family, gay family, gay marriage, gender expression, gender identity, gender nonconformity, gender rules, lesbian family, lesbian mom, LGBT parenting, LGBT rights, Monday Night Football, non-bio mom, parental rights, Target Corporation Leave a comment
Dispatch from the Gender-Bending Wars
One thing about parenting: Carrying a cute baby out in the public sphere garners far more smiles than I’m used to receiving after twenty years as a gender non-conforming lesbian. My short hair and purposely androgynous clothing–I’m small enough that … Continue reading
Posted in Family, Gender, LGBT rights, Non-Biological Motherhood, Parenting Tagged babies, baby gender, childbirth, domestic partner, family, gay family, gender nonconformity, gender rules, girl babies, lesbian, lesbian family, lesbian mom, LGBT parenting, LGBT rights, newborn, non-bio mom 3 Comments