May is National Foster Care Month, so what better time to watch the new documentary Finding Life, about LGBTQ foster parents and their children?
The groundbreaking coming-out episode of Ellen DeGeneres’ sitcom Ellen, saw its 20th anniversary recently. DeGeneres’ pioneering role as the first out actor and character to head a television series is worth celebrating in itself—but it’s also worth noting that her show gave us one of best representations up to that time of an LGBTQ parent and their child on TV. Let’s look at what she did and at some of the previous portrayals.
Four expectant two-mom (well, mom-to-be) couples in Tennessee are suing the State of Tennessee after Gov. Bill Haslam (R) signed a bill requiring state law to interpret words by their “natural and ordinary meaning”—which LGBTQ advocates say could deny rights to same-sex couples. But the week also saw good news for one nonbiological mom fighting for custody rights in the state.
Jaret Anderson-Dolan, a top prospect in this year’s National Hockey League draft, spoke with the Spokane Spokesman-Review recently about his two moms—and the support his teammates have shown for his family.
Tell your friends! Tell your neighbors! Tell your social media followers! The 12th Annual Blogging for LGBTQ Families Day is Wednesday, June 1, and you don’t want to miss out (even if you don’t blog).