Category Archives: Politics/Current Events

Every Child Deserves a Family–Some States Make It Hard

Every Child Deserves a Family

Today sees the reintroduction of a federal bill to give more children homes by preventing discrimination against LGBTQ prospective parents in fostering or adoption.

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Texas Adoption Discrimination Bill Likely to Get Vote Today

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The Texas House could vote today on a bill that would allow child service providers using public funds to discriminate against LGBT prospective foster and adoptive parents.

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Tell Florida Governor to Meet with Dying Mom About LGBT Rights

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Marie Bristol has a terminal disease, and likely has fewer than six months to live. Her dying wish is to meet with Florida Governor Rick Scott to convince him that her gay son and other LGBT people should have the same civil rights as everyone else.

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Post of the Week: “Or does it explode”

Post of the Week - Mombian

The people of Baltimore have been much on my mind lately—and on many of our minds, I suspect. Reader Mary has shared her thoughts on watching coverage of the U.S. Supreme Court marriage equality cases while watching the Baltimore protests.

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Most LGBTQ-Inclusive National Foster Care Month Proclamation Ever

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For the first time, a president has been fully inclusive of LGBTQ parents in a proclamation for National Foster Care Month or its counterpart, National Adoption Month. We still have a long way to go before equality in foster care and adoption, however.

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