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Inauguration Preacher Once Tried to Remove “Heather Has Two Mommies” from Library

Heather Has Two Mommies

Rev. Robert Jeffress, who preached at a private prayer service for now-President Donald Trump just before the inauguration, once tried to remove Heather Has Two Mommies and Daddy’s Roommate from his local library—but his efforts backfired.

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Going to Creating Change? Say Hi!


What better place to be the week of the Inauguration than among 4000 or so queer folks? That’s why I’m extra excited to be heading off this week to the National LGBTQ Task Force’s Creating Change conference in Philadelphia. If you’ll be there, too, please leave a comment!

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Kids, Race, and Racism: Readings and Resources

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Once again, for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, I’m posting a revised and expanded list of resources for talking with kids about the holiday and about race and racism in general.

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Highlights Magazine to Feature Two-Dad Family in February Issue

Highlights Magazine

Highlights magazine is following up on a promise and featuring a two-dad family in its February issue—and holding strong against an expected backlash.

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Over 100 Books for and About Kids of LGBTQ Parents

Book Collage

One of the most common questions I see online from LGBTQ parents is “Where do I find LGBTQ-inclusive books for my kids?” Here’s the list I’ve been compiling for years.

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