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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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How to Respond When Meeting Lesbian Moms

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It’s National Coming Out Day, so I thought I’d post a slightly revised version of my “How to Respond When Meeting Lesbian Moms,” which I first posted on NCOD back in 2005.

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Colorado Lesbian Moms Wed Each Other for 4th Time; Son Says, “Again?”

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Colorado lesbian moms Fran and Anna Simon have married/civil unioned/committed to each other four times. Their seven-year-old son is a little tired of all the fuss.

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Lesbian Mom, Activist, and Artist Is LGBT History Month Icon

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Artist and activist Ivy Bottini was named an LGBT History Month Icon by Equality Forum for her contributions to women’s and LGBT equality — but they neglected to mention one of her other accomplishments: being a mother.

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What the Latest Marriage Equality Ruling Says About Same-Sex Parents

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What a week! Same-sex couples can now marry in Idaho and Nevada, adding to the boatload of states that have gained marriage equality in the past few days. Let’s look at what the latest court decision said about children.

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Over 31,000 Children Could Be Impacted By New Marriage Equality Landscape

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Over 31,000 children being raised by same-sex couples live in states that could soon have marriage equality, after the U.S. Supreme Court declined yesterday to hear any pending marriage equality cases.

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