More Millennials Living With Family Despite Improved Job Market Study

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By Richard Fry, Pew Research Center Unemployment is down, full-time work is up and wages have modestly rebounded.But, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data, these improvements in the labor market have not led to more Millennials living apart from their families. In fact, the nation’s 18- to 34-year-olds are […]

NCLR Launches Campaign To Reform State Parenting Laws

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By The Seattle Lesbian  Tuesday the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) launched its #Equality4Families campaign to raise awareness about the need to reform state laws so that they fully protect LGBT parents’ rights to care for their children. The campaign launch comes on the heels of the landmark U.S. Supreme Court freedom to marry victory, […]

Single Mother By Choice: You Make Plans and God Laughs!

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By: Monique I had a plan for my life. I left high school with a scholarship to work on being the first generation college educated in my family. All that weight on my shoulders to succeed. I knew I would meet my husband in college and get married after graduation and have a few kids. […]

How We Family: Blended Family of Eight

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By Stacey Daprile/Positively Stacey After a fun-filled day at the county fair visiting farm animals, riding the mechanical bull and wandering exhibit halls, our family of eight is headed home.  But not until we stop for one more delicacy to share: a paper cone filled with powdered sugar-laden mini donuts. After all, fairs are meant […]

Video Shows That LGBT Discrimination in the Workplace is Real

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By Alex Temblador LGBT discrimination occurs in many areas of life. With the recent legalization of same-sex marriage in the U.S., the LGBT rights movement is looking in a new direction: laws that protect the LGBT community from discrimination in the workplace, medical, housing, and in public spaes. We’ve all heard a story about LGBT […]

Chinese Dad Fights For Gay Son’s Equal Rights

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By Alex Temblador Homosexuality was decriminalized in China in 1997 and soon after removed from their list of mental illnesses in 2001. The only major gay rights victory in a Chinese court came in December when a court ruled in favor of a gay man, Yang Teng, who sued a clinic for giving him electroshock […]

One Pregnant Mom’s Struggle: Yes The Baby Is Still In There

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By Sarah Toce It’s curious what a little time can do. Six months ago the world learned of our fertility struggle and now, as I’m writing this, I’m 25 weeks along and so much has changed. In fact, I barely recognize my own life, which is masterful in itself since I spent so much time […]

New Lesbian Magazine Hits The Stands in Germany

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By The Seattle Lesbian  Straight is the name of the newest lesbian magazine that has hit the stands of Germany. The lifestyle magazine aims to be straightforward and frank. “That’s exactly what we are,” Editor-in-Chief Felicia Mutterer said. “Straight’ embodies self-confidence and obviously wants to provoke.” The magazine hopes to avoid the regular lesbian clichés. “It’s difficult to […]

Spotlight Campaign: Celebrity Dad Denis O’Hare and His Husband Hugo Redwood

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TNF: Your video for #HowWeFamily was beautiful, it made me teary to see you sharing so honestly and openly about your family. I know you and your husband met 15 years ago, what was it about him that made you know he was the one for you?  Denis: When we first met, neither of us […]