The Biological Grandparent Trap

Being the type of people they are, my parents readily gave their consent when I finally worked up the nerve to broach the subject of sperm donation. โ€œOf course!โ€ my father exclaimed loudly. โ€œIโ€™m supportive of anything that eases the ability of the L.G.B.T. community to have children,โ€ he added, like a politician giving an official statement on the matter. 

The Equality Act Turns 40

In a year when weโ€™ve seen the first openly gay player drafted to the NFL and same-sex marriage bans are falling across the country on a weekly basis โ€” we still lack federal anti-discrimination protections for LGBTQ people.