When marriage becomes political. William Lucas Walker’s Spilled Milk column.
William Lucas Walker is an Emmy Award-winning writer and producer whose television credits include Frasier, Will & Grace and Roseanne. He co-created the critically-acclaimed Showtime comedy The Chris Isaak Show. He and his husband Kelly are the parents of Elizabeth and James, born in 2001 and 2005. The children were gratified by the legal marriage of their parents in 2008, an event that rescued them from a life of ruinous bastardry.
Spilled Milk follows WLW's adventures in Daddyland. It is the first recurring humor column by an LGBT parent to appear in a mainstream national publication. Spilled Milk has been regularly promoted to Featured Blog status on HuffPo's front page, as well as in the Politics, Comedy, Parenting, Huff/Post50 and Gay Voices sections. New columns are published monthly.
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There were a few things William Lucas Walker had to explain to his non-Catholic daughter after sending her off to an all-girls Catholic school.
William Lucas Walker remembers that voice. That delivery. That timing. And the woman who would not be ignored. A tribute to Elaine Stritch.
William Lucas Walker tries to explain to his son why scouting is so cool and yet why, as a gay dad, he could never be a leader for his son’s troop.
Never open your mouth during a Flour War. And never, ever, cheat at Capture the Flag. William Lucas Walker learns some hard lessons at father-son camp.
Proud minivan driver William Lucas Walker tips his hat at an organization that is helping veterans with the Toyota Sienna they won in the 100 Cars for Good campaign.
With the US Federal Government down, William Lucas Walker needs to find a happy place. Behold: the 99¢ store.
Does our childish behavior make us bad parents? William Lucas Walker shares a snapshot of his own experience.
William Lucas Walker was disappointed that attorney Charles Cooper couldn’t come up with a single adverse consequence to gay marriage. So he decided to help with a list of five.
William Lucas Walker comments on a breathtaking moment of love and acceptance between father and son.
William Lucas Walker recounts the cruelties he grew up with, and how he’s working to make sure his kids don’t have to do the same.
When you’re a parent, a Christmas miracle isn’t something you pray for—it’s something you pray you never need.
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Serge Bielanko’s small list of qualifications for his next date.
Michael Kasdan provides the quick take-aways from today’s ruling.
When a story breaks that is important enough to be a part of the cultural conversation, we are there. #BlackLivesMatter
This is life in the 21st century right?
Since most of our “food” is genetically modified, why not label it as such and give us the choice of eating it or not?
David Shechtman discovers that the only way to address the issue is to replace fear with relationships.
Jay Snook reviews the latest ‘Hunger Games’ and finds change and growth for Peeta and Katniss. Is change Always a good thing?
One of the words is ‘you.’ Can you guess the other one?
Tamir Rice’s killing is an opportunity for honest dialogue about discretion from police and citizenry.
Aaron W. Voyles discusses his season’s thanks and his struggles with thank you’s.
In the aftermath of the Ferguson decision, The Saints Benjamin Watson is angry, frustrated, fearful, embarrassed, sad, sympathetic, offended, confused, introspective, hopeless, hopeful, and encouraged.
This year, Billy Flood’s Thanksgiving was defined by his father’s wisdom.
Jeff Bogle finds that with Amex Membership Rewards®, he can just keep on giving.
There are some things worse than death and they can be overcome simply by thinking about… death.
Nick Pavlidis reflects on his marriage and calls out three crucial truths about being married that any newlywed should realize sooner than later.
Joanna Schroeder explains how the selfies parents take today can affect their child’s future (in a good way!).