In Defense Of Allies

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By Lisa Keating Over the summer, a friend sent me a blog that I’ve been stewing on ever since. So much so, that a browser page has been open on my computer for weeks. I have a hard time getting past the title alone. I kept asking myself, “What’s so wrong with being an ally?” […]

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West Virginia Attorney General Concedes Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

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West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrissey Thursday agreed to end the state’s defense of West Virginia’s discriminatory marriage ban in Lambda Legal’s marriage case one day after the United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia lifted its stay on the case, McGee v. Cole. et. al. The state’s change in position comes […]

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Las Vegas Opens Chapel Doors To Same-Sex Couples

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It’s official: Las Vegas just got more fabulous. Tuesday, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturned the same-sex marriage ban in Nevada. Due to this, Nevada became part of the 32 states to legalize same-sex marriage.  Clark County will begin accepting marriage applications from same-sex couples on Wednesday, October 8 at 2 p.m. “This is a historic day for Las Vegas and the great state of Nevada,” […]

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October 6th: A Day of Active Inaction For Marriage Equality

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By Alexandra Temblador   On Monday October 6th 2014, the Supreme Court made a significant decision without actually making a decision. The Supreme Court rejected appeals from five states where gay marriage had been prohibited and the lower courts had ruled the bans as unconstitutional. By denying the appeals, it upheld the unconstitutional rulings of […]

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Spotlight Series: Kaila and Lisa

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Spotlight Series sponsored by Quinny, a European stroller brand available in the United States.     TNF: Tell me about your family. How did you meet your wife? Do you have kids? KAILA: Lisa and I met almost five years ago. I can’t believe how time is flying. It feels like just yesterday, I was handing her […]

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Nursing The Distracted Baby

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By Wendy Wright- IBCLC Co-Founder and Lactation Consultant of the 16 Minute Club By the time a baby is a month old, most breastfeeding moms feel like they are a pro at feeding their sweet babe. Then the inevitable happens. Your baby starts to grow and become more active. You no longer have a darling newborn […]

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Nearly 100 People Show For Iowa Pride Network’s Youth Summit

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Iowa Pride Network held its 8th Annual Leadership Summit at Grinnell College on Saturday with 80 students and advisors from Gay-Straight Alliances (GSA) across the state. Iowa Pride Network, a program of One Iowa, is an organization that represents lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) students. In spring of this year, Iowa Pride Network merged its student […]

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