Couple Fights to Change Adoption Laws So Their Kids Have Same Rights As Others
“These laws in particular are hurting families, and as we can see in this case, they’re hurting children.” Who do discriminatory adoption laws affect the
From Bullied Gay Teen to Anti-Bullying Activist: Why I Decided to Make a Difference
How would you react to a bully? Would you go to school officials? What if you noticed the bullying was a much larger epidemic; would
Nike LGBT Sports Summit Tackles Bullying and Bias
LGBT inclusion makes strides in sports! Over the past weekend, a sports summit hosted by Nike set out to tackle issues that concern LGBTQ athletes.
The Kiss That Rocked Facebook
Images of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender people in their most personal moments has the power to start a national dialog about our families. Case
My Very First Family Week
Having just returned from my first Family Week, I now completely understand why folks often tear up when thinking or talking about past Family Weeks.
We Shall Overcome
The past few weeks have been an emotional upheaval for LGBT families in MN. This past Saturday night the state legislature voted 70-62 to place
Movement for Equality in Taxation
On July 17, the U.S. House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee voted to remove the taxation of domestic partner benefits as part of “America’s
U.S. Conference of Mayors Passes Resolution Supporting the Freedom to Marry
On Monday, June 15th, the U.S. Conference of Mayors passed a resolution in support of ending discrimination against same-sex couples in marriage. “The mayors’ leadership
WATCH: Screenwriter Channels Milk at 81st Oscars
In case you missed it, Milk won two important Oscars last night: Best Original Screenplay and Best Actor! As wonderful as it would have been
Best Interests of Children Prevail in Alaska
Anti-LGBT measures passed in four states last November, including Prop 8 in California. These measures, juxtaposed with the election of Barack Obama, gave the impression
Did You Create Change?
The National Conference on LGBT Equality: Creating Change took place last week in Denver, Colorado. The Family Equality Council was proud to produce the 2nd
More Exercise, Less TV, More Equality? What Are Your Resolutions for 2009?
Conventional wisdom has it that people don’t stick to their New Year’s resolutions very well. This probably has more to do with the kinds of