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.
Young men aren’t alone with body image concerns
A new author at The Good Men Project, Grant M. Waldman is a men’s community builder with a song to share
Naomi Fryers reports on the shocking, devastating, soul destroying, and deeply disturbing news from Cairns, Australia.
You’ve heard them on the radio and seen them on TV. Now find out what they’re drinking when they’re not on stage, and make yourself one, too.
Matthew Rozsa is mad as hell that Sony pulled ‘The Interview.’ But he’s equally horrified by the company’s racist attitudes.
They warn you about all sorts of things when you become a parent, but often leave out the biggest hurdle: dressing your child. The Sunshine Dad, Mike Smith, offers you the list of 10 things that should make you afraid. Very afraid.
Sometimes it takes a visual to explain truths the mind can’t accept.
Our intimacy expert, Allana Pratt, tackles a delicate and timely topic: your heart isn’t in it any longer, do you breakup before or after the holiday?
When dad picks up his guitar, this baby shakes, rattles, and rolls his way right into your heart.
If Eric Garner had killed the cop who chocked him, this lawyer would’ve argued self-defense.
Navigating the world of pregnancy photos is tricky business.
Give your family a winter mood boost by going into nature and collecting your own holiday flora
Aaron W. Voyles reflects on the influence of gifts in relationships despite his awkwardness at getting them.
Alexander Yarde knows what’s on his holiday list this year.
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Is anything inappropriate to wear to class anymore?
Meeghan Mousaw offers insight into how redshirting helps a child to grow socially and intellectually giving the child added confidence to assist with learning.
When you’re ready to take that next step with a woman, think carefully. What you say isn’t always what she hears.