Glancing Back. Hoping Forward.
As the final minutes of 2014 tick away, thoughts come rushing to my mind. Thoughts about the 2014 marriage equality milestones. Thoughts about my wife
The Hecht-McGowan Family Story
My wife Sharon and I anxiously awaited the arrival of our daughter Sadie and did all of the usual planning – picked out bedding and
Michigan Marriage Case Focuses on Children
Today, a federal district court in Michigan begins hearing testimony challenging the state’s ban on allowing same-sex couples to marry. Opponents of marriage equality are,
A New and Better Way for LGBTQ Parents to Connect
Parenthood can often feel like an isolating experience. Being part of a community is a critical part of finding support, building connections, and leveraging
And Baby Makes Seven
On June 24, 2011, Governor Cuomo signed the Marriage Equality Act into law, making New York the sixth US state to give gay and lesbian
Creating Safer Schools: The Stonewall National Education Project
Children with parents who are LGBT, or who identify as LGBT themselves, continue to face bullying, harassment and discrimination at school. Schools shouldn’t be a
Breaking the Barrier
Today is the birthday of Jackie Robinson, who would be 94 if he were still alive. In 1947, he famously broke the color barrier when
Police Chief Joins Rally, Walk Against Anti-LGBT Violence
When violence occurs in any community, fear is certainly an appropriate response. No one wants to be the victim of a violent crime or experience
Family Week Pride!
I have to admit, I went to our first Family Week kind of a skeptic. I wondered why our family, who lives a very “out”
43 Years of Progress: The Stonewall Riots
Amidst the celebration over the SCOTUS decision on affordable healthcare, it is important to remember another reason that today is special for LGBT families. On
Congressional Hearing on the Employment Non Discrimination Act
The Employment Non-Discrimination Act was originally introduced in 1994, but has yet to become law. Next month, there will be a hearing before the Senate Health, Education,
HealthCare.gov helps same-sex couples find coverage by adding new filters!
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has rolled out new features on the Health Plan Finder tool at HealthCare.gov, which allows consumers to