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Category Archives: Religion

New Adoption Discrimination Legislation Sparks Need for “Public Outrage”

Emily Hecht-McGowan

An increasing number of states are risking harm children in foster care by allowing discrimination against LGBTQ people and others who wish to foster or adopt them.

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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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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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Mazel Tov to My Son


On Saturday, my son became a bar mitzvah, taking on the mantle of Jewish adulthood. I couldn’t be prouder—and I couldn’t be more thankful for the family and friends who came together to support him.

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Tomorrow’s Post Will Be Preempted by my Son’s Bar Mitzvah


I’m about to be the mother of a teenager. A little event we’re having for the occasion on Saturday means I’m going to be too busy actually parenting to be writing about parenting for the next couple of days. Hope you understand.

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