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Building Bridges in Disney World

My family and I took a trip to Disney World a few weeks ago (before the hurricane), an end-of-summer hurrah before our son started high school. The rides and entertainment still retain their magic for us—but on this trip, I was also thinking about how Disney both reflects and influences our society, and what that means in the current era for a queer family like ours.

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Dungeons & Dragons Adventure Includes Two-Dad Family

It’s not news that Dungeons & Dragons, the venerable role-playing game, has taken a queer-friendly turn in recent years. (I wrote about it myself in 2014.) But did you know that a recent D&D adventure includes a two-dad family?

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“Conversations With People Who Hate Me” Models How We Can Start to Bridge Difference

Conversations with People Who Hate Me

Can the gap between hater and hated ever be bridged? Writer, performer, and video maker Dylan Marron asks that question in a new podcast in which he converses with those who have sent him hate mail. It offers us all some useful lessons.

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Two-Mom Family Featured on Disney Preschooler Show Doc McStuffins

Doc McStuffins

The award-winning Disney Junior show Doc McStuffins has just featured its first two-mom family, with the moms voiced by Actual LesbiansTM Wanda Sykes and Portia de Rossi (the former a mom herself). And the moms are named after one of the most famous lesbian couples ever!

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LGBTQ Characters Get Animated

In a Heartbeat

A new animated short about two boys falling in love is going viral—but it’s not the only new cartoon about LGBTQ characters.

Take a look.

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