Today is Giving Tuesday, a more altruistic counterpart to Black Friday and Cyber Monday, when we’re asked to give back to our communities and our world. Here are some ways my spouse and I have encouraged our son to give, today and every day.
Today marks the 18th International Transgender Day of Remembrance, a day to memorialize those who were killed due to anti-transgender hatred or prejudice. My thoughts today are with all of the transgender community, their parents, children, and friends.
Exactly 13 years ago today, same-sex couples gained the right to marry in a U.S. state for the first time. In the U.K., on the same day, the government repealed Section 28, which had prevented local authorities from “promoting homosexuality.” Three years to the day later, my spouse and I made our own marriage legal.