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

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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, […]


What the Heck is Homonormativity?


This week Brandy, Susan, and Jacob sit down to chat about Football and the concepts of hetero & homonormativity. Do you feel like homonormativity is hurting the gay rights movement? Are you a happy and self described “gay assimilationist”? Tell us your thoughts!  If you have any questions that come to mind that you would like […]


Gay Dad: “I Am An Assimilating Gay”

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By Henry Amador I recently read a comment about a truly important world event, the wedding of Lance Bass to now husband Michael Turchin. Okay, so world news might be a bit of an overstatement but the comment was extremely interesting and got me thinking. The commentator basically stated, and I paraphrase, that he found […]


Spotlight Series: Christine and Nichole


Spotlight Series sponsored by Quinny, a European stroller brand available in the United States. TNF:  Tell me about your family.  CHRISTINE: Nichole and I have been together 7 1/2 years.  We have 3 kids- a 10-year-old named Briana and 2 1/2-year-old twins named Grayson and Camden. Briana was 3 when Nichole and I started dating, which was […]


A Gay Dad Sounds Off on the School Seeking to Censor a Mural of a Kiss


  The kiss. For some reason, it, and the experience of giving and getting one, is a completely integrated aspect of the high school experience. While puckers may have been planted in earlier years, it is the high school ones that create the milestones to adulthood, the firsts we will remember our entire lives and […]


Foster Parents: When A Bio Mom Is Not Fit To Have Her Kid Back

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By Diane Ponist This is the week of our second foster child’s birthday. “Carmen”, is turning 3, who I wrote about previously, the child not-adopted-yet because we are a same sex couple of a different race. Yes, I’m sure you remember that story. He has now been here for almost 1 year and he is […]