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A Christian Lesbian Mom Writes of Faith and Family


Religion and LGBTQ people are often portrayed as oil and water—not surprising, given the religious motivation of many anti-LGBTQ bigots. One lesbian mom, however, has recently written of how her Christian faith gives her strength as a lesbian and a mother.

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Action Alert: Keep LGBT Elders, People with Disabilities in Key Federal Surveys


The Trump Administration has proposed eliminating LGBT elders and LGBT people with disabilities from key federal surveys, removing the federal government’s ability to assess the effectiveness and extent of the federally funded services they receive. Here’s what you can do to help stop this erasure.

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Three Parents Recognized in NY Ruling

For Pi Day, a post brought to you by the number three: A New York judge has granted shared custody to three people who had been raising a child together in a polyamorous triad—and relied on the earlier case of a two-mom couple in in his ruling.

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South Dakota Enacts Law Allowing Adoption Discrimination

South Dakota

The governor of South Dakota has signed a new law allowing foster-care and adoption agencies to discriminate against LGBTQ prospective parents and others.

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International Women’s Day and Teaching Our Sons

International Women's Day

It’s International Women’s Day, and while I support those who are striking today (and will not shop today myself), I don’t think it hurts the cause simply to elevate the Day’s message of “a more inclusive, gender equal world,” especially among my largely female audience. Hence this post about my son and gender equity.

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