19 May 2006

June 1 is 'Blogging for LGBT Families Day'

Dana Rudolph, publisher of Mombian: Sustenance for Lesbian Moms, has declared June 1, 2006 to be Blogging For LGBT Families Day. She invites everyone, LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) or straight, to participate by blogging on a relevant topic and then letting her know. Visit her site for details.

Dana was a parent hacker before Parent Hacks was a twinkle in Technorati's eye. Two Mombian posts of note: Lesbian Parenting Hacks and How to Respond When Meeting Lesbian Moms.

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Why couldn't you just have stuck with the non-political stuff. The wife, sister-in-law and I will make 3 less readers of what was a great parent blog.

Children need 1 mom and 1 dad.

It's a shame you and your family will leave over a bit of information. Dana has contributed great hacks to this blog, and I'm glad to return the favor, not because it's political, but because it's common courtesy.

Parent Hacks is simply a place where parents can share their experiences in the hopes of making it easier on all of us. Of course, it's your prerogative to leave, but I would hope that, even if we have different views on certain issues, you can still appreciate what we're doing here.

Asha, Please know that you are supported in all your choices by many of us who enjoy reading every day. I didn't know lesbian parenting applied to me either, until the day I found out that my sister planned to be one. It never hurts to be informed.
thanks for all you do

I don't think it's up to Mr. K to determine what children need. Our society is progressing rapidly and in many directions. We're each given a destiny in life with a path. It's possible that the children whom end up with alternative parents are supposed to lead that path of learning. My life is so "normal" that I'm happy you support all different groups of parenting styles so we can all grow together.

Kevin,
The only hope for promoting conservatism (or indeed any ideology or philosphy that one holds important), in any of the myriad forms it takes, is to stay engaged in conversation with those that do not hold (some or all of) your views. You yourself, in a post on your blog (May 11, 06) say:

"Like the jerks that unsubscribe from my email lists because they are pissed off at the President, many registered Republicans would rather sit on their couch watching Fox News than get out there and do the things that will help their brand of Republicanism prevail. "

I read zillions (really, I do) of blogs, and I often find my blood pressure rising when I read something that I find a direct assault on my personal beliefs, but the way to counter those views is to engage in debate, or at least present an alternative view.

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