I played the original “Dungeons & Dragons” game in high school, back in the early ’80s.
Mombian offers a mix of parenting insights, book reviews, media analysis and political and legal commentary for and about LGBTQ parents and our children. It takes an LGBTQ-focused look at parenting topics and explores other aspects of the LGBTQ community with a parent's eye. Dana Rudolph is the the founder and publisher of Mombian, a GLAAD Media Award-winning blog and resource directory for LGBTQ parents. She's the lesbian mom of a middle-schooler and lives with her spouse of over two decades. For more information, visit www.mombian.com.
Jerry Mahoney’s “Mommy Man: How I Went from Mild-Mannered Geek to Gay Superdad” is a wonderful addition to the growing genre of LGBT parenting memoirs, not only because of its sharp writing and smart humor, but because it shows us an aspect of LGBT parenting we haven’t seen in a book-length memoir before — two men pursuing parenthood through gestational surrogacy.
“The Fosters,” ABC Family’s drama about two moms raising their five children, ended its very successful first season this week.
A new picture book by Sarah and Ian Hoffman, “Jacob’s New Dress” (Albert Whitman, 2014), is a welcome addition to the small but growing number of books for and about gender-nonconforming and transgender children.
The year 2013 saw tremendous progress in marriage equality, which is a wonderful thing — but it also comes with the risk that we think our gains in marriage are sufficient to protect ourselves and our families.