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. “Of course!” my father exclaimed loudly. “I’m supportive of anything that eases the ability of the L.G.B.T. community to have children,” he added, like a politician giving an official statement on the matter. 

The Equality Act Turns 40

In a year when we’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 — we still lack federal anti-discrimination protections for LGBTQ people.