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Why It Gets Better: HIV Positive Men Becoming Biological Fathers

Stuart Bell, co-owner of Growing Generations, a organization that helps match up people who want to become parents with surrogates, writes of his wonder at having gone from watching HIV-positive men go from dying to becoming biological parents. This change … Continue reading

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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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FMLA for LGBT

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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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‚Äôs families. These young … Continue reading

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Anti-Discrimination Adoption Bill to Include LGBT Protections

From The Washington Blade: Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) is leading a group of lawmakers in the House and Senate who are preparing to introduce legislation that would prohibit bias in adoption services against gay couples seeking to adopt. The legislation, … 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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Time Capsule Quote of the Day: Chick-fil-A and Families

Time for another time capsule post, where I take a quote from today and put it into a virtual time capsule to bring out at some later date and see if it holds true. Today’s quote comes from Chick-fil-A, a … Continue reading

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Utah School District Takes a Don’t See Gay Approach

The school board of Davis County, Utah recently banned the book In Our Mother’s House by Patricia Polacco; the story of a family headed by two moms. The ban entailed pulling the book from public library shelves and making it … Continue reading

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