Tag Archives: gay parents

Rapper Jay-Z’s Mother Comes Out As Lesbian

The HuffPost reports: Gloria Carter, Jay-Z’s mother, came out as lesbian in a new track featured on the rapper’s just-released “4:44” album. The song, “Smile,” features both Jay-Z and his mother discussing her sexuality. It is the first time that either of them has publicly addressed her sexual identity. “Mama had four kids, but she’s a lesbian / Had to …

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UTAH: Lesbian Moms Win Birth Certificate Battle With State

Via the Salt Lake Tribune: A federal judge said Wednesday that Utah must recognize the rights of a married lesbian couple by issuing a birth certificate for their infant daughter that lists both of the women as legal parents. “The state has failed to show any legitimate reason, actually any reason at all, for not treating a female spouse in …

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Editorial Of The Day

From the Salt Lake Tribune: In rapid succession, the official Utah position on same-sex marriage has gone from mainstream conservative to merely retrograde to downright nasty. The arguments put forth Thursday by Utah’s hired legal eagles in the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals will soon be brushed aside, if not by that tribunal, then by the U.S. Supreme Court, and …

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PhoboQuotable – Tony Perkins

“CNN gave homosexual activists the gift of a free hour-long infomercial last night–in the form of a primetime special about homosexual parents called Gary and Tony Have a Baby. Actually, it should have been called Gary and Tony Buy a Baby. As viewers learned, the two homosexual men first purchase human eggs from an egg donor; use the sperm of …

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Tomorrow At 8PM: CNN’s Gary & Tony Have A Baby

Last week Father Tony and I attended a preview screening of CNN’s gay parenting documentary Gary & Tony Have A Baby, which follows New Yorkers Gary Spino and Tony Brown from finding an egg donor, to hiring a surrogate mother, to the eventual birth of their son. The couple’s journey is expensive and trying, but ultimately quite sweet, even if …

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President Obama Mentions Gay Dads In Father’s Day Proclamation

As he did for gay moms in his Mother’s Day message, President Obama mentions gay dads in his Father’s Day proclamation. An excerpt: Nurturing families come in many forms, and children may be raised by a father and mother, a single father, two fathers, a step father, a grandfather, or caring guardian. We owe a special debt of gratitude for …

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PhoboQuotable – Wendy Wright

“That proves the prejudice and bias of the study. This study was clearly designed to come out with one outcome — to attempt to sway people that children are not detrimentally affected in a homosexual household. You have to be a little suspicious of any study that says children being raised by same-sex couples do better or have superior outcomes …

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NEW STUDY: Lesbians Raise Better Kids

According to a just published 20 year study, lesbians tend to be fantastic parents. But you knew that. When compared to teens of the same age, adolescents raised by lesbian parents are doing just fine socially, psychologically and academically, new research finds. Not only that, they have fewer social problems, and less aggressive and rule-breaking behaviors than other teens. The …

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The Gayken On The View

Clay Aiken appeared on The View yesterday to talk about why he came out when he did and about being a new dad. This clip concludes with Aiken’s performance of Unchained Melody, which is from his new album, Tried & True.

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Obama Acknowledges Gay Moms

In a Mother’s Day proclamation issued by the White House on Friday, President Obama included two-mom families in his list of recognitions. An excerpt: Whether adoptive, biological, or foster, mothers share an unbreakable bond with their children, and Americans of all ages and backgrounds owe them an immeasurable debt. Nurturing families come in many forms, and children may be raised …

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HomoQuotable – Ricky Martin

“If someone asked me today, ‘Ricky, what are you afraid of?’ I would answer ‘the blood that runs through the streets of countries at war, child slavery, terrorism, the cynicism of some people in positions of power, the misinterpretation of faith.’ But fear of my truth? Not at all! On the contrary, it fills me with strength and courage. This …

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Arrest Warrant Issued For Lisa Miller

A Vermont judge has issued an arrest warrant for Lisa Miller, the “ex-gay” mother who disappeared late last year after custody of her daughter was awarded to her lesbian ex-partner. Family Court Judge William Cohen found Lisa Miller of Forest, Va., in contempt of court during a hearing Tuesday and issued the arrest warrant. Miller was ordered to surrender custody …

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Lisa Miller Gets Another Month To Hide

A family court judge in Virginia has given Lisa Miller another 30 days to appear with her 7 year-old daughter or face arrest. Presumably aided by the anti-gay Liberty Counsel, Miller went into hiding last month after a Vermont judge awarded custody of her daughter to Miller’s lesbian ex-partner, Janet Jenkins. After “renouncing” her homosexuality and finding Jeebus, Miller had …

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Virginia Police Issue Missing Persons Report For Lisa Miller And Daughter

“Ex-gay” Lisa Miller and her daughter Isabella remain on the lam, one week after a Vermont judge ordered Miller to surrender custody of Isabella to Miller’s ex-partner, Janet Jenkins. Yesterday the Bedford County, Virginia sheriff’s office issued a missing persons report for the pair, saying that while no Virginia laws have been broken, they do want proof that the pair …

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“Ex-Gay” Lesbian Lisa Miller Still In Hiding With Her Daughter

Lisa Miller (left) has until tomorrow to hand her daughter Isabella over to her ex-partner Janet Jenkins and nobody is saying where they are hiding, especially not the anti-gay Liberty Counsel, Miller’s attorneys, who appear to be complicit in Isabella’s kidnapping. “She does not know where her daughter is and she is trying to find her,” Sarah Star, an attorney …

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“Ex-Gay” Lesbian Goes Into Hiding With Child After Losing Custody Battle

It’s a complicated story, but let’s see if I can break down the major points correctly. 1. In 2000, Lisa Miller and Janet Jenkins get civil unioned in Vermont. 2. In 2002, Miller has a baby girl via artificial insemination. 3. In 2003, the couple breaks up when Miller “renounces” homosexuality, becomes an evangelical Christian, and moves to Virginia, taking …

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