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Category Archives: LGBT rights
Our New Reality? More Like Same Old, Same Old
Okay. So I have waited a little while to write down my thoughts regarding the 2016 Presidential Election, AKA the day hate trumped love or, as I like to call it, that fucking day from hell. In case you didn’t … Continue reading
Posted in Black Lives Matter, Equal Rights Amendment, LGBT rights, Women's rights Tagged #StillWithHer, 2016 election 3 Comments
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
It Makes a Difference
On Tumblr last week, a post about LGBT marriage popped up on my dashboard. User propharah had written, “Hearing women say ‘my wife’ and men say ‘my husband’ is therapeutic to be honest.” Coincidentally, I stumbled across this post only an hour or … Continue reading
Posted in gay marriage, LGBT rights, Non-Biological Motherhood Tagged lesbian family, lesbian wives, LGBT parenting 3 Comments
BOGO Babies, Bogus Research, and BOGO Rulings
As some of you know, Kris and I jokingly refer to the twins as our BOGO babies. We actually weren’t the first to bestow this title. Many years ago, one of my very straight grad school friends asked us if … Continue reading
Posted in Family, gay marriage, LGBT rights, Parenting, Twins Tagged Michigan gay marriage, Regnerus Leave a comment
My Prop 8/ DOMA post is still percolating around inside my head, but in the meantime, thought I would share this video, in case you haven’t seen it yet, from Macklemore and Ryan Lewis and featuring Mary Lambert. Enjoy.
Posted in Family, gay marriage, LGBT rights Tagged hip hop, homophobia, music video, same sex love 4 Comments