What It Means To Our 10 Year Old To Be Transgender

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By Lisa Keating Six months ago, our ten year old began to identify as transgender. This after spending years trying to explain it and find a way to fit in at school and society at large. I’ve written extensively on this process and our experiences, as a family with the intention to give a voice […]

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California ‘Kill the Gays’ Bill Proceeds Through Legal System

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  Though Matt McLaughlin’s Sodomite Suppression Act ballot initiative that proposes killing those that preform sexual acts with the same sex with “bullets to the head,” is unconstitutional, it still must circulate through the California legal system. The California lawyer paid the $200 filing fee and, therefore, California Attorney General Kamala Harris said he is now forced to […]

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Three Little Words For Your Toddler That Are Better Than “No”

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By Halina Newberry Grant I don’t practice any “type” of parenting. My daughter slept with us in our bed for a while: some people call that “co-sleeping,” I just called it getting sleep. I wore my baby in a carrier. Some people call that “attachment parenting,” I just called it convenient and loving. I embrace […]

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Habitat for Humanity to Hold Rainbow Build Event in June

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Charity seeks partnerships with local corporations and LGBTQ groups  This June, Habitat for Humanity of Washington, D.C. (DC Habitat) will hold its second Rainbow Build event, in partnership with Capital Pride and the DC Center. The goal of Rainbow Build is to raise awareness for the cause of affordable housing, particularly as it relates to LGBTQ and other […]

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Spotlight Series: Military Moms Mel and Mandi

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TNF: How did you start your family? MELISSA: Mandi & I met online the fall of 2010. While both serving in the military under “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”, we were both very cautious of dating anyone. But there was just something about her that made my worries disappear.  I reported to my new duty station […]

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Book Review: ‘Heather Has Two Mommies’ Brand-New Edition

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By Brandy Black My wife and I have written before about our love of the book Heather Has Two Mommies, so we were more than excited to receive an advance copy of the brand-new, hardcover edition of this modern classic! Heather’s favorite number is two. She has two arms, two legs, two pets. She also […]

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Celebrate the World of Bugs With Kids

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By Brandy Black My kids love bugs and worms. I do not.  This is definitely an area where my kids don’t take after me.  When our daughter first held a worm in her tiny fingers I screamed and told her to put it back in the dirt.  My wife had to remind me that children […]

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In Response To Dolce and Gabbana: All Families Have The Right To BE

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By Stephanie Warren/ Fertility SOURCE Companies Controversy has erupted over comments made in an interview by openly-gay fashion moguls Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana regarding the “classical” family. At this year’s Milan Fashion Week, the Italian designers revealed a celebration of motherhood featuring visibly pregnant or child-laden models. In the interview, Dolce and Gabbana stated […]

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