Gay Parents on News of President Obama’s Support for Marriage Equality


We asked some of our favourite LGBTQ parents what they thought about Obama’s statement Dana Rudolph, a.k.a. Mombian President Obama, by stating that he supports my family’s right to equality, has given me hope that my son may grow up in a country where he is not disadvantaged because of anti-gay laws and attitudes. We’re still… Read More »

Two Moms Equals Two Mom Brians, Er, Make That Two Mom Brains


I got into an argument this morning with my four-year old, Rosa, about whether or not she had brushed her teeth. Other mom Catharine, said she was pretty sure Rosa hadn’t. At least, that’s what she yelled from the shower. I looked at Rosa. “You need to brush your teeth,” I said. “I did, I… Read More »

News Round-Up Feb. 8 — Marriage Equality and Family Values Edition: Ellen, JC Penney, Opponents and Teaching Tolerance Early On


What LGBT parenting news we’re reading today: 1. Of all the opponents to marriage equality, Maggie Gallagher “has done more than any American to stop same-sex marriage,” and all because she got pregnant while she was still in college? 2. What do you get when you cross a Maggie Gallagher with Veruca Salt? A 14-year-old… Read More »

News Round-Up June 30: Proud Parents, Nerdy Kids and Telling Little Girls How Pretty They Are


What we’re reading today: 1. If we tell little girls they’re pretty, will they start to think that their appearance is the most important thing? 2. Should you raise your kids to be nerdy? CNN’s LZ Granderson says society places too much importance on athletics and people are taught to look down on the smart… Read More »

5 Cool Things for Lesbian and Gay Parents We Don’t Have in Canada but Should


Meri Perra blogs about the challenges she and her partner face in trying to raise their girls with feminist values Warts and all, it’s an ok deal to be a queer parent in Canada these days. It’s not perfect, but it’s ok. Look South. A recent study found that queer parents living in states with… Read More »


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