Banned From the Prom

Ban lesbian student from the prom

By: Shannon Ralph In news that should be shocking but has sadly become all too familiar, yet another high school has banned gay and lesbian students from participating in their student prom. The principal of St. Anthony’s Catholic High School on Long Island, Brother Gary Cregan, has denied lesbian student Angelina Lange’s request to bring her ex-girlfriend […]

The Next Family Releases Our First Children's CD by Susan Howard


Here’s a sneak peak from our holiday guide The Next Family will release our first children’s CD in early December for all types of families. This CD includes songs for same sex parents. “Daddy, Papa and Me” and “Hangin Out With My Moms” are just two of the fun, toe-tapping selections from Warm Sun by […]

What's Good For The Kids- An Article From The New York Times


By: Lisa Belkin It has been apparent for a while now that we live in child-centric times. We approach parenting with a single-mindedness that baffles our own parents, and certainly their parents, who thought children should be seen and not heard. We think it’s just fine to put our kids ahead of our careers, our […]

A Boy And His Flag- why Will won't pledge- An Article from the Arkansas Times


By: David Koon Will Phillips isn’t like other boys his age. For one thing, he’s smart. Scary smart. A student in the West Fork School District in Washington County, he skipped a grade this year, going directly from the third to the fifth. When his family goes for a drive, discussions are much more apt […]

Same Street, Different World: ‘Sesame’ Turns 40- An Article From The New York Times

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A New York Times Article By: ALESSANDRA STANLEY IT is almost too perfect that the first African-American president of the United States was elected in time for the 40th anniversary of “Sesame Street.” The world is finally beginning to look the way that the PBS show always made it out to be. Top, Big Bird, […]

Focus of Gay-Marriage Fight Is Maine- Article from The New York Times


From- The New York Times By: ABBY GOODNOUGH Less than a week before Maine voters decide whether to repeal the state’s new same-sex marriage law, donations and volunteers are pouring in to sway what both sides call a nationally significant fight. Supporters of the marriage law, which the Legislature approved in May, have far more […]