Still Coming Ashore: The LGBT Community and the Many Meanings of Family

I am the director of Center Kids, the family program of the LGBT Community Center. My partner and I and our infant son were one of the first families in the program in the fall of 1988, when we were still meeting in one other’s apartments and did not yet have a name or an […]


As I write, our country is still facing an economic crisis of massive proportions. Poverty, unemployment, home foreclosures, homelessness, and hunger are all on the rise. This disaster was caused not just by the corporate crime and corruption of the financial market, but by the decades-long policy, pursued by both Democrats and Republicans, of shrinking […]