Here’s what’s been happening that I haven’t already posted about, including an inclusive ad from Germany, a classic children’s book author whom you might not know was a gay dad, and more.
A must-read for this President’s Day is writer and parent Jennifer Finney Boylan’s piece at Medium, “I’m all done explaining my humanity.” She’s talking about being transgender—but it’s a piece everyone should read, trans and cis alike.
Need financial help to complete an adoption? Apply for a grant from the LGBTQ-friendly Helpusadopt.org! Their spring deadline is coming up, and they’d love to have more LGBTQ people apply.
Two lesbian moms won a legal victory yesterday when a U.S. District Court in South Carolina ruled that it is unconstitutional for the state to deny accurate birth certificates to children of married same-sex couples.
Time-sensitive action alert: Older children of LGBTQ parents are needed to lend their voices to an amicus brief for the U. S. Supreme Court in a case seeking to overturn an Arkansas decision that denied same-sex parents the right to be on their children’s birth certificates.
Love may not be all we need, John Lennon notwithstanding, but it’s a start. My own spouse is overseas on business today, but as this is the 24th Valentine’s Day we’ve spent together, we both know that our love transcends a single day. Love, in fact, transcends a whole lot.
It’s a snow day here, and even though my 13-year-old son is old enough to pretty much amuse himself, I still think fondly of those times when I had to come up with entertainment ideas. I still sometimes try them out on him, because one never knows. Here are some faves.