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.
How satisfaction in life flows from creating meaning
David Kanegis on how to make dating more enjoyable in just 3 steps.
Manliness: The Question
U.S. Senator, breast cancer survivor, black man. Why you should know about Sen. Edward Brooke (R-MA).
Are you going to wait for someone to tell you how to make what you want of your life? Or are you going to just do it?
Real men are not simple creatures, but a wonderful, beautiful, amazing paradox.
Dove Men+Care’s Super Bowl ad celebrates fathers in this touching compilation. 2015 just might be the year of the dad.
Allow pure logic to dictate your actions, especially when it comes to taking the first step, which is the adoption of a disaster survival strategy.
Can everyone have equal access and equal distribution of rights?
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What the Super Bowl really needs is more parades, more food, more prime time coverage, and some iconic animated TV specials.
Mike Kasdan speaks with ESPN football analyst and former Indianapolis Colt offensive lineman, Jeff Saturday, about nutrition, life as an analyst after playing, Super Bowl build-up, and the integrity of the game.
“Work is simply another playground in which to explore our personal evolution.” ~ Mark Darren Gregor
Doyin Richards offers a few pointers to men who are about to make the transition into fatherhood.
Kozo Hattori questions the necessity for kids to “take responsibility” at the expense of kindness.