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Pope Francis Builds Great Walls Of His Own

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 02.19.2016 | Religion
Warren J. Blumenfeld

The Catholic Church constructs barriers while speaking in doublespeak saying "we love you," "we welcome you," "we offer you 'Christian love,'" and "we are here to help you change your unwanted attractions and gender identities and expressions."

Becoming a Trans Godmother

Stephanie Mott | Posted 08.10.2016 | Queer Voices
Stephanie Mott

This journey into becoming a trans godmother has much more to offer than I can begin to imagine. Our discussions have included the maybe-one-day events of seeing my goddaughter get married and start a family of her own. Who knew? Who could have known? I wouldn't trade it for anything in the world. Blessed be.

47 Reasons Why It's Really, Really Good To Be An Aunt

Melanie Notkin | Posted 07.24.2016 | Women
Melanie Notkin

Sunday, July 26, is the seventh annual Auntie's Day, the day I founded in 2009 to celebrate and honor aunts by relation, aunts by choice to friends' children, godmothers, and all women who play an active role in the life of a child not-their-own.

25 Reasons Why Aunts Deserve a Day

Melanie Notkin | Posted 09.24.2014 | Women
Melanie Notkin

Babies are born from the womb. Maternity is born from the soul. There are many ways to "mother" a child. Aunthood is as close as it gets.

Hard-hitting Political Films at the Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival: From the Crisis in Syria to Feminist Punk Singers

Karin Badt | Posted 06.01.2014 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

These: just a few of the docs this year pointing to the off-kilter balance of our planet.

Am I Going to Hell For My Position on Godparenting?

Karri-Leigh P. Mastrangelo | Posted 08.19.2013 | Parents
Karri-Leigh P. Mastrangelo

We always intended to baptize our kids.That said, they are currently 3- and 5-years old and have yet to receive the sacrament. Why? Because my husband and I can debate the significance of a Godparent for days, or even decades.

Passed over as a Godmother: Dealing with the hurt

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

QUESTION Dear Irene, I am an only child and have a friend named Linda (who is also an only) whom I've known since first grade. She is due to give bi...