I don't see how a father, or any parent, can look at their son, the one they've loved since before the child was even born, and upon hearing him say, "Dad, I'm gay," turn their back on him. The comments from men much older than me telling stories just like that break my heart. My wife always wants to adopt the teenage kids who write to her; I want to adopt the 60-year-old men who cry when they read that I tell my son how awesome he is. I don't care if they are as old as my father; they deserve love just as much as anyone else.
The Obama administration has directed a health insurance company to cover the wife of a federal employee.
Advocates say they believe this is the first time such coverage has been allowed.
A March 9 letter to Blue Cross Blue Shield, from Shirley Patterson, assistant director of federal employee insurance operations for the Office of Personnel Management, said that “OPM hereby withdraws any outstanding directive regarding the enrollment of Ms. Golinski’s wife, Amy C. Cunninghis, in her family health benefits plan.”
When Michelle Gladfelter of Manchester Township applied for membership at a local sports club, she envisioned her family splashing around one of the three pools or sunning themselves on the 15 tree-lined acres.
And she hoped to get a break on the membership fees. Green Valley Swimming Pool & Sports Club in West Manchester Township offers a discount to families.
The Logo Network and DiGa Vision are looking for prospective parents, both singles and couples, as well as expectant mothers who are going through or seriously considering the open adoption process for a new docu-series.
Philadelphia Flyers scout Patrick Burke recently created the "You Can Play" project, which aims to combat homophobia in sports. Several NHL players participated in a public service announcement that aired during Sunday's broadcast of a match between the New York Rangers and Boston Bruins.
For the first time, a solid majority of Iowans (56%) oppose passage of a state constitutional amendment banning marriage for loving and committed same-sex couples, according to a new Des Moines Register Iowa Poll.
Out lesbian Dallas County Judge Tonya Parker said Tuesday that she does not perform marriages for straight couples. Parker said, “I do not perform them because it is not an equal application of the law. Period."