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All posts tagged "family"

  • Tale of Two Mommies

    Janet Jenkins has been fighting for visitation rights to her 5-year-old daughter, Isabella, for more than three years now. Throughout her ongoing custody battle with...

  • A Family Affair

    ''Men have seeds, and women have eggs... and if two women fall in love and want to have a baby together, they need a seed.''...

  • Rolling Along

    Hundreds of families are expected to gather on the South Lawn of the White House on Monday, April 9, for the annual Easter Egg Roll,...

  • Tackling Tomorrow's Taxes

    With the deadline for individual income-tax returns little more than two weeks away, storefronts are teeming with signs and banners touting ''instant'' tax refunds, some...

  • Location, Location, Discrimination

    VOTERS AND LEGISLATORS in Virginia have been increasingly busy in recent times, seemingly vying for the title of most homophobic state in the union. As...

  • Local News: A Look Back at 2006

    History Boy Kameny (Photo by Todd Franson) THE LIBRARY OF Congress opened its sanctified shelves of Americana in October, making way for the addition of...

  • Family Feast: Cross Cultural

    Cooking my first Thanksgiving dinner for my in-laws last year, things were going perfectly up until the point when I sliced off the tip of...

  • Family Feast: Food for Thought

    You probably wouldn't expect to eat Ghormeh Sabzi on Thanksgiving Day. And unless you're Persian, you probably have no idea what the hell Ghormeh Sabzi...

  • Family Feast: T-Day, My Way

    The first Thanksgiving dinners I remember were the most conventional. My family was still a nuclear one, living in suburban Springfield. Thanks to my Irish-American...

  • Second City Safari

    My partner tells the story of her family's Brady Bunch-inspired drive to the Grand Canyon and back, two parents and three kids with pop-up camper...

  • Family Ties

    When it comes to gay and lesbian families, the past year has seen a bit of bunny business. You may remember last year when Buster...

  • Adam Tenner

    Headquartered in a basement along Pennsylvania Avenue SE, nearly spitting distance from the Capitol, the drop-in center and offices of Metro TeenAIDS (MTA) are very...

  • Community Building

    Much of metropolitan Washington's community is from elsewhere. Michael Sessa, raised in a thoroughly Italian-American neighborhood in Boston's Revere suburb is no exception. Traces of...

  • Parenting in the Pink

    Ellen Kahn set a storybook tone last Saturday morning as gay parents -- and prospective parents -- and their kids gathered at Sligo Middle School...

  • Maya Keyes

    Alan Keyes -- former ambassador, former presidential candidate, former Senate candidate, and Christian-right political pundit -- has made a name for himself as one of...

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