Million Moms Fight Gay Wedding in Archie Comics

Another day, another misguided moral panic.This time, it’s One Million Moms sending up flares about the fact that some Toys "R" Us stores are selling Archie Comics, featuring a gay wedding. Image: Robin Nelson via ZUMA Press. ...more
When I was a kid, my aunt used to bring her girlfriends to our house for family events.  This ...more

I Will Dance with Ellen, and I Will Shop at JC Penney

I had lunch with a friend a few weeks ago. She was struggling with legal difficulties years after an adoption, with health insurance woes because of a budget-cut job loss a year ago, with money hemorrhaging everywhere. Problems many of us have, but in her case each of those particular problems wouldn't exist if her female partner (a stoic, strong, hardworking, cute medical professional who bakes Alaskans, could lift a truck off of your chest and who's got moves like Jagger) were a man and therefore someone my friend could legally marry in Florida....more
Hey, I never shop at JC Penny's but I just bought a %100 percent cotton sweater there!more

Who Are These One Million Moms?

I know it’s a banner day when I find myself on the same side as Bill O’Reilly.Have you heard of One Million Moms? They hate gay people, apparently.Now, as I sit here and have a discussion with my daughter about how her eyes are brown and mine are blue because we’re different people, nowhere does my mind think, ‘hey, I’m a mom, I must hate gay people.’...more