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This is What Gay Parents Look Like

The Huffington Post introduces us to Steven and Roger, an Arizona couple who are raising 12 adoptive kids. Despite living in a state where gay marriage is still prohibited, the longtime foster parents have successfully cleared several legal hurdles on … Continue reading

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LGBT Family Week in Provincetown, Aug 3-10, 2013

The Family Equality Council and COLAGE will be holding their 18th annual Family Week in Provincetown, Mass. August 3-10, 2013. Family Week is the largest national gathering of the LGBT-headed family community in the United States and this year marks … Continue reading

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The ‘Outspoken’ Children of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Parents

The Family Equality Council has created a campaign for children of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender parents to tell their story: The Outspoken Generation program empowers young adults with LGBT parents to speak out about our community’s families. These young … Continue reading

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Romney, As Mass. Governor, Opposed Birth Certificate Changes for Same-Sex Parents

Here’s a little glimpse of what Lesbian, Gays, Bisexuals and Transgender people may expect in the area of parenting from a Romney Presidency. From The Boston Globe: It seemed like a minor adjustment. To comply with the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial … Continue reading

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Washington Blade Profiles Gay Parenting

The Washington Blade has published a special section in its October 12 issue on gay parenting. Topics cover portrayals of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) characters in television media; historic milestones in gay parenting; a profile of author Michael Shelton’s new … Continue reading

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NBC’s ‘The New Normal’ Has Hit Potential

When I first heard about NBC’s The New Normal, a comedy about a gay male couple that hire a surrogate to have a child, I thought that it would be stereotypical. I thought it would feature A-Gays; those GWMs (gays with money) that … Continue reading

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The Horror! Parents Adopting Kids! GASP!

Normally (no pun intended), I don’t post this kind of claptrap, but the statement she makes about the plot of the NBC’s Fall Show The New Normal  and her following commentary was just too delicious not to highlight. How terrible. … Continue reading

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Gay Parents Highlighted in Proposed Film By Mark Ravitz

Filmaker Mark Ravitz is making a documentary called Take Me Home: The Birth Of An American Family. The film is about adoptive/foster parenting with a couple that just happens to be gay. Ravitz states that the film is not being … Continue reading

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Why It Gets Better: You Could Ring the NYSE Closing Bell

On May 9, just one day after North Carolina voted to give no recognition at all to LGBT families, the Family Equality Council, and organization that “connects, supports, and represents the one million lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender parents in this … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day: Gay Parents can Provide 2xs the Mothers/Fathers of Straight Parents

The below comes from The Baltimore Sun. The commentary by Dan Rodricks is a deconstruction of some of the arguments that opponents of marriage equality use; specifically Peter Sprigg of the Family Research Council: Says Mr. Sprigg: “More children would grow up … Continue reading

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