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Lesbian Moms Raise Child Entirely on Hummus and Granola

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Two lesbian moms in Northhampton, Massachusetts, are raising their 10-year-old daughter exclusively on hummus and granola, a local news station reports — and the child is apparently thriving.

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Lesbian Moms Named to “Sexiest Rabbis of 2013″ List

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Jewrotica, “a relationship and sex ed resource for the Jewish community,” has released its annual “Sexiest Rabbis” list, and two of the 10 honorees are lesbian moms.

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Lesbian Penguins in Israel Zoo

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Same-sex penguin pairs aren’t a new phenomenon. At least four male pairs have hatched eggs together. But a zoo in Israel reported recently that a pair of female penguins are building a nest. Suki and Chupchikoni ”have clearly set up house together, creating a scrape into which they collect nesting materials,” reports Haaretz. Zookeepers originally thought […]

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The Adventures of Lois and Lily

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I’d like to introduce you to Lois and Lily, two adventure-loving lesbian moms—who also happen to be Lego Minifigs. If only this were a real Lego play set. People seemed to like the image of the marrying Minifig moms I posted on Facebook just after the U.S. Supreme Court DOMA ruling, so I’ve brought them […]

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A Little Fairy Magic

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A little fun something while we’re all waiting to see if the Supreme Court will issue its marriage equality rulings today. I found this box of Disney-branded Kellogg’s fruit snacks at my local supermarket the other day—and was immediately struck by how . . . umm . . . friendly Tinkerbell and her friend seemed. Just goes to show you how much I know about fairies.

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The Most Powerful Lesbian Moms in America 2013

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Out magazine just published its seventh annual “Power List” of the most powerful gay people in America, which means it’s time for my seventh annual list of The Most Powerful Lesbian Moms in America—as seen, I’m thrilled to say, in the New York Times.

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Lego Lesbians and a Cryo Tank

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One in an occasional series of Lego lesbian mom tableaus. Have a funny cryo tank story? (I know some of you do.) Leave a comment or a link to your post about it!

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“I Love My Mummies” T-Shirts Now Available

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Get your “I Love My Mummies” t-shirts and other kid apparel in the Mombian Store at CafePress. Thanks to my own “mummy” for providing the drawing.

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Awesome Video Shows How Lesbians REALLY Get Pregnant

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This adorable video by A and C of LezBeMamas is sure to put a smile on your face. Next time someone asks you how lesbians get pregnant, refer them here.

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Hey, Right-Wing: Here’s How to Stop Gay Sex

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I’ve long said that if the right-wing really wants to put an end to gay sex, they should be encouraging us to become parents. Now, there’s proof.

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What Are You Looking Forward to This Summer?

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It’s my son’s last week of school before vacation, and I’m thinking about our summer plans, so I thought I’d ask the rest of you what you’re looking forward to this summer. Anyone taking any trips? Starting (or finishing) any home improvement projects? Sending the kids to camp?

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Lesbian Swans Return to Boston Public Garden

Photo credit: Marek Szczepanek, via Wikipedia Commons (Not the actual Boston swans)

Led by a brass band, the two swans named “Boston’s most famous waterfowl” will parade to their summer home in the Boston Public Garden today, welcomed by Mayor Tom Menino and other local luminaries. Despite their names—Romeo and Juliet—they are in fact a same-sex female pair who laid eggs and prepared for parenthood together.

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The Most Powerful Lesbian Moms in America 2012

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How time flies! Out magazine just published its sixth annual “Power List” of the most powerful LGBT people in America, which means it’s time for my (unrelated) sixth annual list of The Most Powerful Lesbian Moms in America.

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IKEA Gets to the Root of Family with Inclusive Carrot Toys

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Yet another in my occasional but ongoing series on why I love IKEA. This adorable carrot family shows that what matters is love and happiness. The gender of the parents doesn’t matter–or can be imagined to be whatever the child wants them to be.

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Get Your “I Love My Mummies” Shirts for Halloween

Get your “I Love My Mummies” t-shirts and other kid apparel in the Mombian Store at CafePress. Thanks to my own “mummy” for providing the drawing.

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Lesbian Moms Have Star Trek-Themed Wedding

Because here at Mombian, I’m dedicated to bringing you all the really important news about lesbian moms: This is what happens when you let same-sex couples get hitched—they do so with their own style. Anita Bayliss and Margaret Wood had a Star Trek-themed civil partnership ceremony in Swansea, South Wales, to commemorate their meeting in a […]

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The Allure of Old-Fashioned Games

It’s been one of those weeks, so I’m going to forgo my usual political roundup for something a little more lighthearted. On our vacation last week, my spouse and I played some fierce games of  Scrabble. It’s a long-time habit with us, and we in fact own travel Scrabble sets in at least three different sizes. (Geeks, […]

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The New Yorker Lesbian Mom Cartoon

I’ve been writing Mothers’ (‘s) Day for years (at least as far back as 2007); now the New Yorker makes the punctuation funny in one of its famed cartoons. Let’s not forget, however, that while Heather may have two mommies, Jane may have only one—but she may still be a lesbian. Here’s wishing you a happy day […]

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Most Powerful Lesbian Moms in America 2011

Yes, it’s that time of year again! Out magazine just published its fifth annual list of “The Power 50: The Most Powerful Gay Men and Women in America,” which means it’s time for my fifth annual list of The Most Powerful Lesbian Moms in America. The definition of “power” is subjective, of course. For the purposes […]

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New Social App Helps Lesbians Find Sperm Donors

Lesbians seeking to get pregnant now have a new tool at their disposal: Dōnr, a new app for mobile devices that lets them check out the credentials of potential sperm donors. Like the social app for gay men, Grindr, that helps men find potential mates nearby, Dōnr lets lesbians access profiles of men in close proximity to see if they might be suitable candidates for providing genetic material.

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The Most Powerful Lesbian Moms in America

Out magazine just published their fourth annual list of “The Power 50: The Most Powerful Gay Men and Women in America,” and David Mixner has posted his list of the Twenty Most Powerful Lesbians in American Politics, which means it’s time for my fourth annual list of The Most Powerful Lesbian Moms in America. The […]

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Lesbian Albatrosses Welcome Chick

The two female albatrosses in New Zealand who have been incubating an egg together are now the proud parents of a little chick. The Times Online reports: For the next six months the new parents will take turns to alternately guard and feed the chick, with one protecting it from predators while the other goes […]

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Gay Dads Get a Lift at IKEA

One more reason I love IKEA. Actual photo from the IKEA in Stoughton, Mass. (And yes, there was another elevator next to it with a “man” and a “woman” and a child—or a butch and a femme, depending on your perspective. One of the figures was in a dress. Interpret it as you will. That […]

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Where Can You “Marry Gay”?

While you’re waiting to see if the California Supreme Court is going to announce their opinion filing on Prop 8 today, as rumored (with the actual announcement coming tomorrow), check out Can I Marry Gay?, a simple but brilliant little Web app that lets you see if the state you’re in will let you and […]

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Shakespeare on Lesbians

Today marks the traditional observance of Shakespeare’s birthday. In honor of the Bard, therefore, I give you two lesbianish quotes. The first is from his gender-mix-up comedy Twelfth Night. Viola, disguised as a man, comments upon the Countess Olivia: She made good view of me; indeed, so much That methought her eyes had lost her […]

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