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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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Same-Sex Couples More Equitable in Childcare, Chores than Different-Sex Ones

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Same-sex couples tend to share child care and certain household chores more equitably than different-sex ones, according to a new study.

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The Maytag Man Wishes You a Happy Pride

Maytag Man

As a parent, laundry is a big part of my life. From baby onesies to pre-teen gym shorts, I’ve washed it all and lived to tell the tale. I was thrilled, therefore, to see that the iconic Maytag repairman is supporting LGBTQ Pride.

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