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Steve Majors
Steve Majors is a communications executive based in Washington D.C. He is a former national TV news producer, public relations professional and nonprofit communicator. Steve frequently blogs on issues affecting today’s modern families.

Entries by Steve Majors

A Life 'Reexamined' and Worth Living

(0) Comments | Posted February 13, 2015 | 1:37 PM


It's been a year since I published "A life examined and worth living" -- a post about my 84-year-old father-in-law, his battle with alzheimers disease and his desire to pass on some important life lessons before his tired brain shut down...

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A Life Examined And Worth Sharing

(1) Comments | Posted January 30, 2014 | 5:27 AM

After 84 years, my father-in-law has finally learned to live in the moment. No longer thinking ahead about ways to enjoy his remaining time, but also no longer able to think back on his full life.

Not just conscious of his own mortality, he is hyper-aware that he's losing...

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Our Families Are Making History

(0) Comments | Posted October 28, 2013 | 9:35 PM

It's taken more than three decades for families like mine to be recognized. Thirty years ago, I was at an age where I was pretty certain that I was gay, but at the time, I never could have predicted that I would one day be among 3 million parents in...

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Feeling Proud, Showing Love

(1) Comments | Posted June 5, 2013 | 6:38 PM


It was a school project that became a teachable moment about being proud of your family -- not just for my kids but for me.

My daughter, a second-grader, came home with instructions to create a family timeline. In the past,...

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'A Family Is Where There Is Love'

(0) Comments | Posted May 17, 2013 | 4:36 PM

Back in 2010, Philip McAdoo and Sean Cavanaugh were more than eager to start a family. Philip, a doctoral student at the University of Pennsylvania and an Educational Coach and Advocate at Families First, and his partner Sean, a physician and medical officer with the Centers for Disease Control, had...

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Voices of Children

(1) Comments | Posted March 4, 2013 | 6:19 PM

In connection with the DOMA and Proposition 8 cases, Family Equality Council and our coalition partners have filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court that reflects the voices of children.

Our purpose in filing this amicus brief is to amplify the words of children with LGBT...

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Every Child Deserves a Family

(4) Comments | Posted November 9, 2011 | 1:44 PM

November is National Adoption Month, a time set aside each year by child welfare and family advocacy groups to raise awareness about the plight of the more than 404,000 children living in foster care.

This year, we have reason to believe that the message is getting out.

From the President...

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Safe Schools for Our Kids

(11) Comments | Posted September 28, 2011 | 12:12 AM

This is not what I envisioned.

I was sure that one day, years from now, when my two daughters were teenagers, they would face some sort of harassment in school because they have gay dads. In my daydream, they would stand up on the cafeteria tables and belt out some...

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