Family Week 2015 – Family Equality Council & COLAGE

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Family Equality Council and COLAGE will partner once again to create an amazing week full of fun in the sun with the LGBTQ parents, their children, extended families, and friends who join us in Provincetown from across the globe!Family Week is Family Equality Council’s largest annual event. Going into a celebration of its 20th year, […]

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Foster Parents: When A Bio Mom Is Not Fit To Have Her Kid Back

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By Diane Ponist This is the week of our second foster child’s birthday. “Carmen”, is turning 3, who I wrote about previously, the child not-adopted-yet because we are a same sex couple of a different race. Yes, I’m sure you remember that story. He has now been here for almost 1 year and he is […]

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One Million Kids for Equality Launches Before SCOTUS Ruling

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  One Million Kids For Equality, in coalition with The Personal Stories Project and the Mississippi Gulf Coast Rainbow Center, have officially launched a historic and very ambitious campaign to engage One Million Kids ahead of this summer’s historic ruling on marriage equality. The campaign started Thursday with the launch of a temporary website, a […]

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Spotlight Series: Lisandra and Jasmin

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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? LISANDRA: My wife Jasmin and I have been together 8 yrs and  married for 4 . We got married in the state of DC. We have a daughter […]

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Man Down! A Gay Dad Wants To Wave His White Flag

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By Henry Amador Tired, irritated, angry, distant, envious, tired, overwhelmed, tired, judgmental, did I say tired? These are some of the ways I have been feeling lately and that really has me feeling, well… tired, irritated, angry, distant, envious, overwhelmed, judgmental and tired, really tired. I was recently featured in an article on Buzzfeed about […]

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Spotlight Series: Stephanie and Denise

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Spotlight Series sponsored by Quinny, a European stroller brand available in the United States. TNF: Tell me about your family.  STEPHANIE: My wife Denise and I were married in California during the brief window gay marriage was legal in 2008. We’d been together for 6 years by that point, but were waiting until it could be […]

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An Open Letter to All Parent-to-Be

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By: Shannon Ralph Dear Parents-to-Be, You have no idea—NO IDEA—what you are getting into. I am thrilled to be a mother. Really, I am. My three darling children cause me—in addition to the rare headache and occasional string of obscenities—boundless degrees of happiness and immense pride. I love being “mommy.” I can’t get enough hugs […]

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Sonoma To Host Big Gay Wine Weekend 2015

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Out in the Vineyard’s Big Gay Wine Weekend 2015 is coming and The Seattle Lesbian has the details to keep you informed! Big Gay Wine Weekend 2015 will feature a TWILIGHT T-Dance and is dubbed by producers a “Weekend of Wine & Celebration, benefiting Face to Face, Sonoma County AIDS Network.” This year will feature new winemaker […]

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Spotlight Series: Military Moms Chris and Novia

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Spotlight Series sponsored by Quinny, a European stroller brand available in the United States.   TNF: Tell me about your family. CHRIS: My wife and I have been together more than 13 years, since October 2001. When we met, she was in the Army National Guard and I was in the Air National Guard. I was […]

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8 Things These Gay Dads Don’t Want To Hear

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By Henry Amador   1. When are you going to tell him he’s adopted and how do you think he’ll take the news? We’re not, we are planning on waiting until he is either eighteen or just senses that he’s different to SURPRISE him with the news. Adoption is not a bad word, we have […]

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