Family Week 2015 – Family Equality Council & COLAGE


Family Equality Council and COLAGE will partner once again to create an amazing week full of fun in the sun with the LGBTQ parents, their children, extended families, and friends who join us in Provincetown from across the globe!Family Week is Family Equality Council’s largest annual event. Going into a celebration of its 20th year, […]


Spotlight Series: Jason and Eric


Spotlight Series sponsored by Quinny, a European stroller brand available in the United States. TNF: Tell me about your family. JASON: My spouse and I have been together going on 13 years though legally married almost six. We met online when he was in medical school, and I was living in NYC pursuing my dreams of […]


“Love Is Not A Choice”: China’s LGBT Awareness Campaign


By: Alexandra Temblador In China, an LGBT awareness campaign is making a big splash across social media sites. The China LGBT Awareness Campaign is speaking to gay and lesbians in China and is asking them to come out of the closet. The main message of the campaign: Love is not a choice. In America, the […]


LGBT Advertisements Are Becoming More Mainstream


In January, Tiffany & Co. featured for the very first time an ad with a gay male couple for their “Will You” campaign. This is not the first time that a company has included LGBT members in their advertisements. Some of the first ads directed toward the LGBT community appeared in the 1980’s by Bud Light […]


Video: A Heartbreaking Mom Mistake

Brandy Black and family

By Brandy Black I realize that parenting mistakes are all relative but I made a big mistake last week and in my mind it was unforgivable.  I always worry about being the parent that might forget about a school potluck or arrive late to pick my kids up from school or that I might do […]


Spotlight Series: Joey and Scott


Spotlight Series sponsored by Quinny, a European stroller brand available in the United States. TNF: Tell me about your family?  JOEY: We got married last year in New York. Obviously it’s not legal in Texas, yet. I always say yet. A couple friends and my mom went up for the ceremony. We didn’t say anything about this […]


A Teacher’s Nightmare Show-And-Tell


By: Shannon Ralph I’ve been thinking a lot lately about things I hate. I know the current trend amongst fully actualized adults is to focus on things you love—those things for which you are most grateful—but frankly, I don’t have it in me today. I’ve spent the entire day laying on the couch, nursing a […]


The Miracle That Happens When A Foster Child Feels Safe To Be Honest

Lesbian moms raising foster children

By Diane Ponist A recent lesson learned, never hold anything in and never hold back. When you have a slight inkling that something isn’t right you need talk to someone. You never realize that keeping quiet when you have a bad feeling could be the difference in saving a life. Especially as a foster parent, […]