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.
About a two-and-a-half-hour drive east of Los Angeles along the Twentynine Palms Highway, a tiny intersection brings you to the town of Joshua Tree, population 7,414.
You can have a great long-term love, but you have to stop being terrible to each other.
When do many boys and men lose the ability to connect with one another?
After Azul comes out to his wife – it turns out she’s gay too – he learns how to be a single dad. And then he goes to a coming out group.
Neil Hill wants to know what can be classified as ‘terror’.
Mike Kasdan recaps the rise of The Beard, the year it took for sexual assaults by a Duke basketball player to finally come to roost, and a storybook ending of Daddy getting traded home.
David Toussaint looks at exactly why we hate Madonna – and wonders if there’s a double standard going on.
Activist wants investigation into why a protest, which city officials had prior knowledge of, was cut short when police reopened a blocked road.
How often do we have the opportunity to hear the life story of our fallen youth? To hear the stories that make them the people that they were at the time of their death and a permanent fixture in our souls.
Where does pure joy come from? John Faithful Hamer can tell you.
Fresh from the Dad 2.0 summit, Robert Zeitlin is encouraged about the future for fathers.
How many have you seen?
The unifying power of sports.
Steve Spring offers a simple way to complete the tasks that matter most to us.
Carrie Cariello, whose boy Jack has autism, has answers … to the questions every parent with a child like hers asks.
There is no one kind of man. There is no one kind of trans-man. And every story matters.
“I find it paradoxical that we live in a society where love of difference makes one the same, while love of sameness makes one different.”
Veteran Airman Nicholas Miele skillfully juxtaposes a personal rite of passage with a personal loss.
Watch 5 years in the life on one young transguy, as his voice and pictures tell the story of how he’s grown not just as a man, but as a person.
My son got a sports locker. And his room and I thank him for it.