Back-to-school ABCs from a lesbian mom

Posted on 26 Jul 2013 at 12:15pm

LGBT parents’ fears go beyond kids being harassed because of who we are, but these basic principles can help same-sex families navigate My son is about to start fifth grade. I’m excited to shop for school supplies with him and thrilled that he’s growing and learning — but like many parents, I also wonder what the [...]

Guarded hope

Posted on 26 Jul 2013 at 12:00pm

Gay man aims to win back guardianship of partner after sister-in-law tore apart couple of 34 years   DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer Months after going public with his story of being forcibly separated from his partner of 34 years, Lon Watts is raising money and working with an attorney to help them reunite. In [...]

‘Heather Has Two Mommies’ author reflects on 25 years

Posted on 26 Jul 2013 at 11:45am

  Lesléa Newman writes about happy families, functional relationships and well-adjusted children. That’s earned her a place on the American Library Association’s list of most banned writers. Author of 60 children’s books, Newman wrote the iconic Heather Has Two Mommies in 1989 so her friends’ children could read a story about themselves. But she said [...]

‘You need to fight’

Posted on 26 Jul 2013 at 11:30am

LGBT parents who seek custody are starting to win — even in Texas courts   ANNA WAUGH  |  News Editor TYLER — After 14 years of marriage and two kids, Scott Morrison found himself fighting to see his sons. Following a divorce in 2009, Morrison came out to his sons, now 12 and 14, and his [...]

Chaos in Tejas

Posted on 26 Jul 2013 at 11:15am

Dallas couple’s case illustrates confusion created by high court’s marriage rulings   DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer When Chris Chapo moves to California in August, he’ll still be married to his husband, Don Chapo. But Don, who plans to remain in Dallas for the time being, won’t technically be married to Chris. That’s because California [...]

COVER STORY: Rainbow gatherings

Posted on 26 Jul 2013 at 8:45am

LGBT parents say support groups allow kids to see that their families are normal   ANNA WAUGH  |  News Editor CARROLLTON — As Monica Moran and Alma Garcia played with their daughter Sarayu at W.J. Thomas Splash Park on a hot July day, they said they were glad other LGBT families were out in the sun [...]

Great Spaces • April 2013

Posted on 19 Apr 2013 at 2:17pm

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Hell on two wheels

Posted on 09 Nov 2012 at 10:30am

  You can love speed and metal and not have to be into automobiles — and you have a way to explore it this weekend. The Progressive International Motorcycle Show rolls into the Dallas Convention Center this weekend, as part of a 13-city tour that features every imagineable form of two-wheelers: dirt bikes, sportsbikes, cruisers, [...]

Thank you for driving a friend

Posted on 09 Nov 2012 at 8:15am

Classic Chassis gathers the gays for Golden Girls, its milestone 25th anniversary car reunion in Fort Worth   STEVEN LINDSEY  | Contributing Writer The Golden Girls are back! Although the only way Dorothy, Blanche, Rose and Sophia will make appearances is if someone named four old automobiles after the iconic characters. Nope, this weekend’s Golden Girls [...]

Defining Homes: Fall 2012

Posted on 05 Oct 2012 at 12:30am

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