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Tag Archives: lgbt
Reverse Mentoring & Me
A few weeks ago, I signed up at work to “reverse mentor” a member of the executive team. The advert from the Chief Executive read “Could you be my mentor? We are looking for enthusiastic, passionate and committed mentors (working in … Continue reading
Posted in 2018, work Tagged Diversity, equality, inclusion, lgbt, mentoring, reverse mentoring, university of nottingham, workplace Leave a comment
Why Pride is a Protest
It’s that time of year again. Rainbow flags, unicorns, glitter and all things fabulous. There are rainbows all around and companies changing their display picture on Facebook to a rainbow version of their logo. All good, because Pride is just … Continue reading
Posted in 2018, Lgbt Tagged companies, Equal rights, glitter, lgbt, london pride, pinkwashing, pride, Protest, rainbow, Stonewall Riots, unicorns Leave a comment
Homophobia – A Letter To My Daughter
Dearest darlingest Eden, Mummy here! You know me and Mama have always made you a loving home. We love you more than anything in the world and you are everything our hearts wished for for so long. You might think … Continue reading
Posted in 2017 Tagged bullies, donor baby, gay families, homophobia, lgbt, two mums 17 Comments
Normal is Boring
Isn’t it funny how you can see polar opposite things in the same few hours? On my way home from work today I saw this in a local book stores “Mother’s Day” window display. Excuse my rubbish overexcited attempt at … Continue reading
Posted in 2017 Tagged alternative families, bookshop, gay, heather has two mummies, lesbian, lgbt, LGBT families, love makes a family, two dads, two mums Leave a comment
Beauty and the Gay
I`m a member of a bazillion Facebook groups on the subject of Disney – Disney collectibles, Disney World, Disney, Disney, Disney. I`m sure that comes as a massive shock… This morning, my timeline was filled to the brim with news … Continue reading
Posted in 2017, lgbt Tagged Beauty and the beast, different families, disney, film, lgbt, relationships 7 Comments
Did You See Us In Chat Magazine?
We recently appeared in Chat Magazine, which is a womens’ weekly publication here in the UK. It was a great story about how we found Superhero Donor and the resulting little superstar that came from his help.
Posted in 2017, Lgbt, rainbow families, Two mums Tagged baby, chat magazine, gay family, known donor, lesbian, lgbt, pride, rainbow baby, rainbow family, sperm donation, two mums Leave a comment
Superhero Donor’s Point of View – One Year On
Here’s another piece from our fantastic donor. I think you’ll all agree that there needs to be more like him out there. We are very lucky to have found him to help us create Eden.
Posted in 2017 Tagged artificial insemination, donor baby, lesbian, lgbt, sperm donor, superhero donor, two mums 5 Comments
I Hate This Time of Year
It`s that time of year again. The nights are long, the days short. It`s almost like you have less time in the day to do all the things that you used to get done easily in the summer. We dont`t … Continue reading
Posted in 2017, Anxiety, baby Eden, depression, two mums, work Tagged depression, eden, lgbt, two mums, update, work after maternity leave, working mum Leave a comment
What Am I Supposed To Say?
Picture the scene. I’m on the bus with Eden. She’s doing her usual chattering at people, smiling and generally being cute. Someone gets into conversation with us and is asking questions about her. Then they say… “I bet you’re daddy’s … Continue reading
Posted in 2016, lgbt, Two mums Tagged donor baby, education, lgbt, two mums, visibility 27 Comments
Seven Months Old!
Somehow, and I’m not sure how this happened, Eden is seven months old! That’s more than half a year old and is completely ridiculous if you ask me! We’ve gotten up to plenty this month, so here’s the seven month … Continue reading
Posted in 2016, baby Eden Tagged lgbt, rainbow baby, seven months, two mums, update 1 Comment