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Gay Fathers Explain the Selfless Reason for Adoption

The Huffington Post profiles Ricardo and Jessie Ortiz-Barreto, two gay men who have raised four adopted boys. The men speak of their desire to adopt in a powerful way that combats every stereotype that anti-equality forces claim when they try … Continue reading

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What I Love about Coca-Cola’s ‘It’s Beautiful’ Super Bowl Ad

1) It starts out with a cowboy on horseback 2) The two gay father’s at :49 give each other a loving hug. This is much better than the twin beds and a nightstand approach that most television takes toward gay … Continue reading

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The Edge, Boston reports on a new brief released that focused on the disparity for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people when needing to take time off for their children: When a child is born to or adopted by an … Continue reading

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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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Country Singer Chely Wright; Wife, Lauren Blitzer-Wright, and Kids in People

How cute is this! Country Singer Chely Wright and her wife, Lauren Blitzer-Wright pose with their twins in the September 9 issue of People Magazine. Of note; the magazine refers to Blitzer-Wright as Chely’s wife — that’s progress (the two married Summer … Continue reading

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The Fosters Clip: Being Gay as a Choice

The Huffington Post highlights this clips from ABC Family’s television series The Fosters. The fosters features a family of biological and adopted children being raised by two lesbians. The below clip features conversations that happen every day: Visit The Fosters … 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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Why It Gets Better: You Can Attend the White House Easter Egg Roll with Your Partner

From OutServe-SLDN via The Huffington Post comes the below image of a gay military couple at the White House Easter Egg Roll. From The Huffington Post: The couple, who reportedly hail from Columbus, Ohio, was just one of several lesbian, … 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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