D.C. Council Passes Groundbreaking Bill to Protect LGBT Youth from Conversion Therapy

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Tuesday, the District of Columbia Council unanimously approved a bill that will protect lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth from the dangerous and discredited practice of conversion therapy. When signed into law, Washington, D.C. will become the third jurisdiction—behind California and New Jersey—to pass legislation protecting LGBT youth from practices that are known to cause […]

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Spotlight Series: Heather and Angela (Orlando, FL)

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Spotlight Series sponsored by Quinny, a European stroller brand available in the United States.   TNF: Tell me about your family.  HEATHER: My partner and I have been together for 6 and a half years and are registered domestic partners here in Orlando.  We are not legally married, but we will be as soon as it is […]

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Move Over Kids. Mama Has A Christmas List Too.

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By: Amber Leventry Dear Santa, I know it’s been awhile, and I feel like we should catch up or something. Let’s be honest, though. Between kids changing their minds about what they really want for Christmas and at least one of my three kids constantly on the naughty list, neither one of us has time […]

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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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Spotlight Series: Erin and Kimberley

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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?  ERIN: Kimberley and I are not married (yet!).  We are the epitome of a wonderful, blended family!  We have three children between us.  Kimberley shares custody of her […]

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Lesbian Employee Sues Walmart For Healthcare Damages

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After the world’s largest public corporation, Walmart, denied employee Jacqueline Cote’s wife Diana Smithson spousal health care, the Gay and Lesbian Defenders (GLAD) filed a charge of discrimination against the company. According to GLAD, who filed the complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and with the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, refusing to cover Smithson – who […]

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The Waiting…and More Waiting

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By Tanya Dodd-Hise It’s midday on Monday.  It has been one week since I went to my doctor and she confirmed the mass in my breast.  It has been one week since I contacted the program who will ultimately (I hope) fund my diagnostic mammogram and sonogram, since I haven’t got insurance.  It has been […]

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