By: Amber Leventry My three year old daughter was looking at a book, reading a story based on the pictures she saw. “Want to play with me?” Ryan interpreted one character’s actions as a request for friendship. Ryan turned the page and answered the question based on the scene in front of her. “No, I’m […]
By Alex Temblador This Sunday, June 26, 2016, is the first anniversary of the Supreme Court decision in Obergefell v Hodges, which allowed the LGBT community the right to marry in the United States. June 26 may not be a national holiday (though some are fighting for it to be), it’s still a significant day […]
By Alex Temblador This Sunday, June 26th, will be the first anniversary of the Supreme Court case, Obergefell v. Hodges which ruled in favor of marriage equality across the United States. Since then, it has been a wonderful year full of weddings in the LGBT community. Granted, the last year hasn’t been without its struggles […]
By Henry Amador-Batten Every year for Father’s Day I write. I write like so many gay fathers do about our shared and yet unique experiences. Usually, I write about what it’s like to be raising children in a two father household. I write about what it’s like when a school only has our kids send […]
I woke Sunday morning to my phone chirping that a new text message had arrived. It was from my radio show co-host, Steph Taylor inviting me to a vigil to be held in our local town… a vigil for Orlando. I did not know anything had happened in Orlando, but as with all other […]
By Alex Temblador If you hadn’t heard, The Next Family’s family — Brandy Black, Susan Howard, and their three kids — were in an awesome Airbnb commercial. For those following The Next Family on their YouTube channel, you may have seen some footage surrounding the Airbnb commercial, such as the moms and kids going for […]
By Brandy Black In our ongoing weekly video series, Susan and I have a fight after going to the beach with our kids. If you would like to watch more of this video series, check out our YouTube channel.
By Brandy Black Each year we go to our local children’s museum, Kidspace and get caterpillars for the kids. We hope and pray that we can keep them all alive so that the children can watch them become butterflies and release them into the world. My wife also gets a batch for all of our […]
By: Amber Leventry My twins and I sat on the porch the other day and chatted. There were about five different topics running at once and I was volleying between each as I sat in the middle of two very curious and talkative toddlers spewing random thoughts and questions. Before I could reply to one […]
Amber and her wife face the reality that their son may be transgender. But in this touching blog, it is their son’s sister that knows just the right thing to say.