Spotlight Series: Melissa and Nichole

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  Sponsored by Quinny, a European stroller brand available in the United States   Spotlight: Melissa and Nichole TNF: Tell me about your family. Are you married? Do you have kids?   MELISSA: We had a civil union on May 30,2010… It was a big wedding. White dresses, ceremony and big party. When NJ made […]

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Rainbow Honor Walk Installation Honors 20 LGBT Leaders

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Fourteen men and six women of the LGBT community were honored Tuesday with bronze plaques in San Francisco’s Castro district. The project, known as the Rainbow Honor Walk, began as an idea two decades ago. “Twenty years ago this idea came to me,” a gay local public relations professional, David Perry, said. “It is incredibly moving to me to […]

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Behind The Scenes: Quinny Embraces Modern Families

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By Brandy Black So rarely are same-sex parent families like mine represented in commercial media, that when it does happen, whether in print, television, or on film, I am moved beyond expectation. When Quinny, a European stroller brand, reached out to me for help in producing a photo shoot featuring real “modern” families, it felt like all […]

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Spotlight Series: Michelle and Rochie

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  Spotlight Series sponsored by Quinny, a European stroller brand available in the United States.   Michelle and Rochie TNF: Tell me about your family.  Are you married?  Do you have kids? MICHELLE: We are married!  Rochie (a combo of Rochelle and her last name Ouchi!) & I got married in Malibu on New Years […]

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Teens with LGBT Parents: A Letter To My Father

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By Bianca Y. Dalangin   “I want you to be everything that’s you, deep at the center of your being.” – Confucius   So here I was, sitting on my navy blue leather sofa, thinking aimlessly about what topic to write for my next article, which had been due a month ago. I had nothing […]

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Congratulations, You’re Having a Lesbian

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  Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays in Australia are taking marriage equality issues into their own hands with their brand new ad campaign. The YouTube video shows a pregnant woman and her mate in the doctor’s office having an ultra sound. “Well, everything seems to be coming along fine,” the technician says. “Now, would you […]

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Interview: Wanda Sykes On Kids, Family And Hitting The Road

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A punctual Wanda Sykes called 15 minutes early for her interview and was on the ball immediately. “Was she funny?” “Did she make you laugh?” “Was she as hilarious as she seems?” All of these questions were posed to me by readers after said interview. The truth: Sykes is a down-to-earth mama who does comedy […]

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What Has Changed For This Dad Since Having A Baby?

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By James Muscolino Everyone asks me what has changed in the months since becoming a father.  Such a hard question to answer given the fact that the short answer is “everything”.  Certainly, I am a bit more tired.  I’ve become grayer, although I had already had a head start with that one for the last […]

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Adoption Journey: Love Hope

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By Jillian Lauren On the final afternoon of our adoption trip to Ethiopia, we participated in a goodbye ceremony, after which we would be bringing Tariku home for good. Never again would we have to leave him. By that time, I was beyond exhausted. My spirit of adventure was wearing thin and I was so […]

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