“Family Circle” Magazine Features Its 1st Same-Sex Parents

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The long-running women’s magazine Family Circle featured its first same-sex parents in the latest issue. Some readers, however, are objecting to the sweet family profile.

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For LGBT Students, School Is Often Still Hostile, but Getting Better

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LGBT students in the United States report high levels of victimization and discrimination, although things are slowly getting better, according to a new report.

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How Many Children Could Be Affected by New Marriage Equality Laws This Week?

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With same-sex couples tying the knot this week in Alaska, Arizona, and Wyoming, it’s time to look at the numbers once again. How many children in these states could be impacted?

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12-Year-Old with Two Moms Makes Film About Bullying

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Gerry Orz is a 12-year-old living with his two moms and older brother. He’s just made a short film about a boy with two moms who is bullied by a classmate — a reflection of his own experience. This is the second such film he’s made — the first was when he was only nine! Watch a trailer and learn more about his ongoing activism.

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Recollecting the Stories of Those Who Lost Parents to AIDS

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October marks LGBT History Month, and a new project by two daughters of gay dads aims to reveal a part of history that has rarely been told before: the stories of people like themselves who lost parents to AIDS.

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Get Your “I Love My Mummies” Halloween T-shirts Now!

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Just a reminder that time is running out to get “I Love My Mummies” t-shirts and other kid apparel in the Mombian Store at CafePress before Halloween.

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Spirit Day: Can a Color Stop a Bully?

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Today is Spirit Day, a time to take a stand against bullying and show support for LGBTQ youth. Not all LGBTQ youth are bullied, of course, and not all victims of bullies are LGBTQ — but anti-LGBTQ harassment is still pervasive, even if things are slowly getting better.

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Transgender Mother Wins “Working Mother of the Year”

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Meghan Stabler has been named “Working Mother of the Year” by Working Mother magazine, making her the first transgender woman to win the award.

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Lesbian Moms Are Funny — At Least This One

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Judy Gold has been a stand-up comedian for 20 years and won two Emmys for writing and producing The Rosie O’Donnell Show. She’s also a “Jewish lesbian mother of two,” and spoke recently with Forbes about where she gets her sense of humor, how she got started in standup, her one-woman shows, and what she thinks about labels.

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Marriage Equality Rulings Lead to Expansion of Adoption Rights

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The glorious spate of rulings in favor of marriage equality last week is also leading to an expansion of adoption and second-parent adoption rights.

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7-Year-Old Magician Helps His Moms Marry

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Last Friday, I posted about Fran and Anna Simon, one of the first same-sex couples to marry legally in Colorado. Their seven-year-old son Jeremy made headlines of his own last week, too, for his debut as a professional (semi-professional?) magician and for helping his moms to marry. Watch the cuteness.

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