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The Price of LGBTQ Parenthood


What does it cost for an LGBTQ person to become a parent and raise a child in the U.S. today? What are the particular challenges we face? I investigate those questions in a new article for the Advocate.

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Give OUT Today for Our Families

Give OUT Day

This year, with LGBTQ equality under threat, the nonprofits supporting our families need our help more than ever. Please consider giving today, the fifth annual Give OUT Day, in order to increase the impact of your giving.

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Trump’s Child Care Plan Is a Marvel of Misogyny and Bad for LGBTQ Parents

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Presidential candidate Donald Trump announced his child care plan yesterday. Perhaps not surprisingly, it’s a marvel of misogyny and shows no awareness of LGBTQ families.

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New U.S. Treasury Map Reveals Details of Same-Sex Marriages

From Joint Filing by Same-Sex Couples after Windsor: Characteristics of Married Tax Filers in 2013 and 2014 Robin Fisher, Geof Gee, and Adam Looney

A new study from the U.S. Treasury has revealed the most detailed picture to date of same-sex marriages across the country—with some interesting observations about same-sex spouses with kids.

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Need Help Choosing an LGBT-Friendly Health Insurance Plan?

Where to Start, What to Ask: A Guide for LGBT People Choosing Health Care Plans

If you don’t have health insurance, this coming Sunday, January 31, is the last day to enroll in a 2016 insurance plan through the Health Insurance Marketplace to avoid a penalty. Not sure what to do? Check out a new, free guide just for LGBT people.

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