Transgender equality still an issue in Mass., the US (Boston Globe, OpEd, 06/08/15)

Transgender equality still an issue in Mass., the US By: Tom Bourdon June 08, 2015 “You steered the Queen Elizabeth in the wrong direction. You landed in Africa instead of London.” That’s what a mental health professional said to a mother when lecturing her on how to properly raise a child. Because she chose to … More Transgender equality still an issue in Mass., the US (Boston Globe, OpEd, 06/08/15)

A Role Model of Acceptance (Eagle Tribune, 5/10/15)

Andover man opening hearts, minds to LGBTQ community By Tim Lima May 10, 2015 Tom Bourdon says growing up in the Merrimack Valley in the 1980s and early 1990s, he never had any LGBTQ role models in his life.  “There were no groups in school, there really weren’t any influences,” said the 1994 graduate of Haverhill … More A Role Model of Acceptance (Eagle Tribune, 5/10/15)

In Charge! Tom Bourdon Gets It Done in Greater Boston (Rainbow Times, 5/7/15)

In Charge! Tom Bourdon Gets It Done in Greater Boston By Christine Nicco May 7, 2015 Founded in 1972, PFLAG is the nation’s largest family and ally organization serving the LGBTQ community with over 350 chapters across the country. One of said chapters is the Greater Boston PFLAG, an organization that has been making leaps and … More In Charge! Tom Bourdon Gets It Done in Greater Boston (Rainbow Times, 5/7/15)

A champion of gay acceptance in the community (Boston Globe, 4/19/15)

4/19/15 By Wendy Killeen As Tom Bourdon goes about his job as president and executive director of Greater Boston PFLAG, he draws from his personal life. “I think about how much I needed this when I was young and it didn’t exist,” he said of the organization for parents, families, and friends of lesbian, gay, … More A champion of gay acceptance in the community (Boston Globe, 4/19/15)

IRS Makes Gay Parents ‘Lie,’ Shortchanging 2 Million Children (USA Today, 4/16/12)

USA Today By: Susan Donaldson James April 26, 2012 Tom Bourdon and his husband Jimmy have been legally married for seven years and are raising two children in a home they jointly own in suburban Massachusetts, where same-sex marriage has been legal since 2004. But this weekend, as they finish up their taxes, filing a … More IRS Makes Gay Parents ‘Lie,’ Shortchanging 2 Million Children (USA Today, 4/16/12)

I Love You, Man [as a Friend] (New York Times, 6/26/09)

New York Times by Douglas Quenqua June 26, 2009 WELCOME to the flip side of homophobia. “I’m flattered, and I think it’s hilarious,” Kris Allen told People.com recently, responding to the news that his former roommate and runner-up on “American Idol,” Adam Lambert, had a crush on him. Mr. Lambert, who favors black eyeliner and leather pants, … More I Love You, Man [as a Friend] (New York Times, 6/26/09)