Eight Family-Friendly Haulers

Family-Friendly Haulers - Toyota Highlander


With more lesbian and gay couples raising families, the community’s car-buying habits have altered radically. The safety-conscious kid hauler is quickly replacing the flashy sports car. Below is a small sampling of some family-friendly vehicles assembled by the good folks at Gaywheels.com. Each carries at least six-passengers, is priced within reach of most middle-class households and is built by a gay-friendly company (gay-friendly status is determined by whether or not a company offers domestic partner benefits to both its corporate and factory employees here in the United States).

Team G.L.A.M. – We Made It!

Team G.L.A.M. - the first out GLBT rally team takes part in the Fireball Run


Well, we made it. While I would have preferred that we claimed overall victory in the inaugural Fireball Run (we came in 11th overall), I am very pleased with our final results. The score was based on a multitude of factors and to be very honest, the rules kept changing as the event progressed. When you get 45+ teams of highly competitive individuals, loopholes will be found and rules will be challenged.

Team G.L.A.M. – The Final Challenge

What Happens in Vegas…… You know the saying….”What Happens in Vegas, Stays in Vegas”. Well, I’d like to propose a new slogan. It would read “Vegas – Trying to Make Gay Men Straight”. I can’t go into all the details…

Team G.L.A.M. – Day Seven

That’s “Mr. Faggot” to You When we started this race, my partner pointed out that we’d be driving through the deep South with Gaywheels.com and Glee.com stickers on our car and that we might encounter some trouble. To be perfectly…

Team G.L.A.M. – Day Six

Have Patience, Be Persistent and Then Run Like Hell! Please look closely at the image above. You’ll notice that as of today, October 3rd, your very own Team G.L.A.M. is in second place in the Luxury Class of the Fireball…

Team G.L.A.M. – Day Five

Asking Forgiveness is Easier Than Asking Permission OK….literally…we are in Oklahoma City, OK after a long day of driving. We left Houston, TX this morning right after being handed our clues. The first leg was all about getting OUT of…

Team G.L.A.M. Day Four

That ‘Mo Can DRIVE! by Joe LaMuraglia Today was the first of two track days during the Fireball Run. We were able to run the cars on the track at Houston’s Motorsport Ranch – let me clarify – Evan was…

Team G.L.A.M. – Day Three

Excuse Me, I’m Looking for a Red Stick Astute readers will notice that something in the header photo above seems out of place……..could it be the right rear tire of our beloved Saab 9-3 occupying space in the rear of…

Team G.L.A.M. – Day Two

An Angel in the Sky is Worth 3 Queens in a Saab The first real day of driving brought mayhem, mishaps, much laughter and some serious speed during the 696-mile trek from Orlando to Baton Rouge, LA. Our day began…

Team G.L.A.M – Day One

Well, we spent the day in Orlando, FL running around getting ready for the Fireball Run. We had a radio interview with Larry Flick of Sirius OutQ early and despite a few technical difficulties were able to connect and discuss…