Home » Archives by category » Editorial
An Inside Look: 11 Shared Habits of Happy People

An Inside Look: 11 Shared Habits of Happy People

There are genuinely happy people out there and they tend to share certain behaviors. Here are 11 of them.

In Anti-Divas We Trust: Why We Are Drawn to Strong Female Leads

Divas are wealthy women whose glamorous narratives exist outside of the monotony of the real world. They exist to disrupt the story arc, whatever it may be.

Continue reading …
A Gay Dad’s Requiem for Leelah, the Matthew Shepard of Our Time

Doug and Carla Alcorn plan to say goodbye to someone named Joshua Alcorn. The rest of the world is mourning a vibrant young woman named Leelah Alcorn.

Continue reading …
One Mother Shares Her Story of Adoption After Being Adopted Herself

I am both an adult adoptee and an adoptive mother to a beautiful firebrand of a six-year-old boy from Ethiopia. I love adoption.

Continue reading …
Top 21 Things No Mother Would Ever Say

It’s mind-boggling, really, how parenthood changes all pre-conceived notions of what is socially acceptable to say to another human being.

Continue reading …
Remembering Fallen Youth Hero, Lou Ellen ‘Lou Lou’ Couch

Lou Ellen Couch was also a star. Because she was one of the main characters in the documentary ‘Streetwise,’ her likeness had been seen by millions.

Continue reading …
Mom vs. Fox News: Can She Take Down the Big Bully on the Block?

Since I’m an advocate for gender non-conforming youth, bully prevention, and leadership, I’m addressing the elephant in the room: Fox News.

Continue reading …
Remembering Nyk & Mateo’s Marriage for ‘All the Days’

At that time, marriage between two men wasn’t legal in North Carolina, a Southern state with both liberal and conservative traditions.

Continue reading …
Vatican Attitudes Are Changing for the LGBT Community and Why It Should Matter to All of Us

If you’re a practicing Catholic, and an LGBT person, you get why this is a big deal. It’s not easy to practice a religion that doesn’t support who you are.

Continue reading …
A Note to My Kid: PFLAG Mom Pens Long-Awaited Birth Announcement

Finding a psychiatrist for a fourth-grader who tried to run into traffic to end relentless obsessional thoughts of disaster proved horrifyingly impossible.

Continue reading …
Page 1 of 8123Next ›Last »