October is LGBTQ History Month and October 11th is National Coming Out Day—is your organization doing anything to create a more welcoming and inclusive workplace during this time? … More What is your organization doing for LGBTQ History Month?
An interview in Boston Spirit Magazine with Cynthia Germanotta (Lady Gaga’s mother) & Tom Bourdon discussing their aligned missions of encouraging kindness and bravery to creating safer spaces. March 09, 2016 by Rob Phelps How does a parent raise a kid who grows up to be not only one of the most talented … More An interview with Tom Bourdon & Lady Gaga’s mother Cynthia Germanotta (Boston Spirit Magazine, 03/09/16)
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)
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)
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)
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)