Mom vs. Fox News: Can She Take Down the Big Bully on the Block?

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By Lisa J. Keating I’d like to bring to the surface and discuss the real life damage that occurs because of the type of reporting on gender diversity by Fox News and other conservative media outlets. Who really gets hurt? The kids who identify as cisgender boys and girls? No. I believe it is a […]

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Spotlight Series: Kim and Angelica

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Spotlight Series sponsored by Quinny, a European stroller brand available in the United States.   TNF: Tell me about your family. Are you married? Do you have kids? BOPAH: Hello! We are Kim and Angelica.  Our online family knows us as Bopah- Angelica and Boatie-Kim.  We have 2 sons.  Isaiah who is 14 and Drake who […]

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13 Breath-Taking Moments And The Gay Dads That Lived Them

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By Henry Amador This time of year always finds me giving thanks. I give thanks for the life I have, the family and friends I have and for the moments that define me. I wanted to reach out to just a few of the dads in my life, a few heroes that have pursued their […]

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Foster Parents: Saving A Child’s Life Isn’t Always Easy

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By Diane Ponist I recently found myself in a battle and learned that someone that was supposed to be on my team, wasn’t.  I thought that everything was going great and it was a walk in the park. Then I learned that  that someone who was “apparently” on my side is raising issues and pointing […]

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Parenting: It’s Like Riding A Bike

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By Brandy Black Our six-year-old daughter learned to ride a bike over the last couple weeks.  This falls under one of the more significant parenting moments for my wife and me.  We tried to explain to our daughter, it is only once in your life that you learn how to ride a bike.  It is […]

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Milk Banks: What Are They About?

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By Wendy Wright-IBCLC Co-Founder and Lactation Consultant of the 16 Minute Club Milk Banks: What Are They All About? Milk banks are a great resource to mothers who are unable to breastfeed or have an adopted or surrogate baby with a medical condition that requires breast milk, such as being born premature, formula intolerance, and […]

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Foster Parents: When It Seems That No One Else Cares

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By Diane Ponist There are many days that I look at the situation I’m in and wonder “what am I doing?!”  I’ve hit points where I want to throw my hands up and walk away. Then as hard as it seems to be, something creates this clarity that seems to be relevant at only the […]

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Parents: Do Something New With Your Kids

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By Brandy Black I have started a five-week fall challenge with The Next Family and this week is “do something new with your kids.” It sounds simple, we do new things with our families all the time, our children are learning about new things daily but the reality is, it’s far too easy to get […]

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GLAAD Launches Southern Stories Initiative in Atlanta

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  GLAAD, the nation’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy organization, Wednesday launched GLAAD Southern Stories, a new program that aims to build support for equality in the American South. The launch was announced at GLAAD Atlanta, a celebration of national and local leaders advancing LGBT equality through the media. The event, which […]

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Gay Husband & Dad: Legal Love Rocks!

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By: Henry Amador My husband and I were married on October 10th 2009 in Boston Mass. In the five years that we have been joined, in the 1,826 days that we have lived and loved together, not a single one of those days had been legally recognized by the State that we called home. Not […]

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