By Dana Rudolph | Feb 27
A new picture book by Sarah and Ian Hoffman, Jacob's New Dress (Albert Whitman, 2014), is welcome addition to the small but growing number of books for and about young gender nonconforming and transgender children.
By Dana Rudolph | Feb 12
I love the Olympics. I was a varsity fencer in college and have done serious stints with a few other sports. I love the life lessons sports teach, including dedication, leadership, teamwork, and dealing with both success and failure...
By Dana Rudolph | Jan 29
I'm heading to the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force's Creating Change conference in Houston, Texas, this week, which brings with it a host of questions: Will I feel any different in a city whose mayor, Annise Parker, is also a lesbian mom? What childcare arrangements will I make for my own son while I'm gone? Are there really cowgirls in Texas? What does it mean to create change?
By Dana Rudolph | Jan 16
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. Here, then, are four things for LGBT parents and our allies to focus on as we advocate for our families in 2014.
By Dana Rudolph | Dec 19
This past year saw a number of new books for and about families with LGBT parents. Here are some favorites.
By Dana Rudolph | Dec 5
Identity is a funny thing. Sometimes we think we will be known a certain identity, only to find out that is not the case, as a recent encounter with a neighbor reminded me.
By Dana Rudolph | Nov 21
The week of November 18 should be an LGBT holiday, as I see it, at least in the United States and United Kingdom.
By Dana Rudolph | Nov 6
Daylight Saving Time has just ended, and while I appreciated the extra hour of sleep over the weekend, I never really like the earlier sunset nor the impending cold that the time shift implies.
By Dana Rudolph | Oct 24
My 10-year-old son loves to travel.
By Dana Rudolph | Oct 9
As this year's LGBT History Month gets into full swing, I find myself wondering, "Who was the world's first known LGBT parent?"