Family Weekend at Gay Days Anaheim

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Family Equality Council partners with Gay Days Anaheim to bring even more family activities to this incredible celebration at Disneyland. Join them for a fun-filled weekend that includes many opportunities to build community and celebrate your family, all while enjoying the magic of Disneyland!  

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Out on the Mountain – Six Flags Magic Mountain

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Six Flags Magic Mountain’s annual “Out on the Mountain” Gay Night returns this year on Friday, September 19, 2014. The entire park goes gay for the night, which provides an safe and inclusive environment of fun for the LGBTQ community, with rides, dance party, and performers. $40 in advance for general admission, $57 in advance for general admission […]

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Popluck Club’s September Gathering

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11:00 am – New Member Orientation 12:00 pm – Pot Luck meal 12:30 pm - Girl Stuff 101: Raising Our Daughters panel discussion Pop Luck Club meets at 11am for New Member Orientation. This is a support-style group for gay dads and prospective dads to share their experiences forming families. Always a mix of current and future parents, […]

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Gay Dad: Things I Thought I Would Never Do

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By Henry Amador   There were many things in life I thought I would be..As a young child the World seemed so BIG and possible.There never appeared to be a limitation on what I could be, what I could do.I don’t really know when the dreams begin to drift away.When did they go from filling […]

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Adoption: A Special Anniversary…

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By James Muscolino With adoption comes many anniversaries of sorts.  Various days on the calendar that are circled and remembered.  Needless-to-say, there is the day of your child’s birthday, the day you leave the hospital with your little one after the legal paperwork is signed, the day in court where you officially become parents (otherwise […]

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Spotlight Series: Blair and Ron

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TNF: Tell me about your family. Are you married? Do you have kids? BLAIR: We are not married but we are having a ceremony coming this weekend! We have four kids; a daughter 22, son 21, son 15, daughter 13. TNF: How did you meet your partner? BLAIR: We met each other on-line and have been together for […]

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Spotlight Series: Debbie and Stacey

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TNF: Tell me about your family. DEBBIE: We are married. We have been together for 11 years and we have been married for 10 years. We have one child, Alex, who is 5 years old. TNF:  How did you meet your wife? DEBBIE: Our hair dresser introduced us. Stacey was dating his best friend and he […]

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Maryland Report Cites Challenges for LGBT Youth In School, Foster Care

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The Youth Equality Alliance (YEA) released a report Tuesday on the challenges that lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning (LGBTQ) youth face in Maryland education, foster care and juvenile justice systems. In recent years, Maryland’s LGBTQ community has secured several new rights, including the right to marry and the right to be free from gender identity discrimination […]

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Parenting Is Not Always Love At First Sight

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By Amber Leventry My twin boys are 14 months old. I fell in love with one of them yesterday and the other today. Please make no mistake or judgment. I have loved them since they were cells dividing, and I have loved them stronger each day since their birth, but yesterday was the first time […]

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End Blood Donation Ban for Gay, Bisexual Men

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Seattle City Council sent a letter to the Federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Tuesday requesting an end to the lifetime ban on blood donations from men who have sex with men.  The Puget Sound Blood Center, Seattle Mayor Edward Murray and the American Medical Association have each made similar requests. An excerpt from the letter reads, “Denying […]

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