Tag Archives: gay families

Obama On Gay Families

Last month Jennifer Chrisler, executive director of the Family Equality Council, wrote identical letters to both presidential candidates to ask about their positions on gay families. Barack Obama has responded with a letter (PDF) that mostly talks about his own family and offers some general platitudes about family life, but closes with this paragraph: [W]e also have to do more …

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GLAAD Pissed At Gay Adoption Show

Last night FX aired the first episode of the third season of Morgan Spurlock’s dickwad switcheroo series, 30 Days. For those unfamiliar with the show, for most episodes the premise is to take somebody who espouses hate for a particular group of society and immerse them among the people they most detest, ostensibly to show how once the seemingly strange …

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The Heinz Deli Mayo “Mum”

Wow, this is cute. From the Guardian UK: Heinz is set to challenge some viewer expectations with a light-hearted TV campaign that features two men sharing a kiss. The TV commercial, which promotes a new range of dressing called Heinz Deli Mayo, breaks tonight and will be supported by a press campaign. Heinz’ new ad opens with a family on …

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Details Mag: Single Gay Dads Are Hot

Details Magazine blogs about the gayby boom. Interesting story overall, but with a few “Oh, brother” moments, one of which I’ve bolded below. Evidence of the gayby boom is everywhere. It isn’t just the strollers in gay neighborhoods. Some Halloween parties at lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community centers now brim with gay dads showing off their immaculately costumed progeny. …

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The Chosen Family

On Saturday night my clan gathered at Nowhere Bar to celebrate Dr. Jeff’s 30th birthday. The next day, the always eloquent Father Tony reflected on our chosen family: As I looked about the room, I saw a few new faces, but mostly those of the men we have come to know over the past few years. Our little brigade has …

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The Pregnant Husband

A transgender man, legally male and legally married to a woman, is carrying the couple’s baby. To our neighbors, my wife, Nancy, and I don’t appear in the least unusual. To those in the quiet Oregon community where we live, we are viewed just as we are — a happy couple deeply in love. Our desire to work hard, buy …

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Buddy G And His Two Moms

My Grinchy heart grew by two sizes when the two Nebraska moms I mentioned yesterday sent me this adorable picture. If you have any young kids in your life, check out their new cartoon DVD, Buddy G – My Two Moms and Me. The movie is only $10 + $3 shipping. I’m getting one for my niece and nephew. Here’s …

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New Cartoon About Gay Families

Two lesbian moms in Nebraska have produced a DVD cartoon about their son. Buddy G- My Two Moms and Me is about a 5-year-old with two moms who loves science and uses a computer strapped to his arm to solve problems. The cartoon’s producer says, “There’s people out there who would like to pretend families like ours don’t exist, but …

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HomoQuotable – Jennifer Crisler

“We were proud to join the many diverse families attending the White House Egg Roll this year. For the second year in a row, gay and lesbian-headed families participated in a great American tradition. Despite the cold weather and freezing temperatures, gay and lesbian families came and made their presence known, making our existence real to millions of Americans.” – …

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