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Veterans Day: Pride, Progress, and Perseverance

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It’s Veterans Day as well as Military Family Month, and I’m proud of many things, not least my own veteran.

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8 Pride Books for Kids

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Pride Month is the highlight of the LGBTQ calendar, so here are a few children’s books to help our kids better understand what all the fuss is about. I’ve chosen works specifically about Pride as well as ones that explore other aspects of the LGBTQ rights movement and its history.

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Do Lesbian Moms Celebrate Father’s Day?

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Father’s Day is this Sunday—a holiday that might seem to exclude children with only moms. The reality is a little more complex.

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Mother’s Day: What’s In a Name?

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Today is Mother’s Day, which has me thinking about the many ways of being a mother in today’s world, and about the concept of a “parenting identity”—which may or may not correspond with one’s gender identity.

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Purim Children’s Book Features Gay Dads

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It’s Purim, a Jewish holiday of storytelling and costumes that commemorates the deliverance of the Jews in the Persian Empire from a plot to destroy them. It’s also the only Jewish holiday to have a picture book featuring a child with gay dads.

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