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After 22 years as the executive director of the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR), Kate Kendell is stepping down at the end of the year. The attorney and mother of two yesterday announced her decision to leave "the job of a lifetime."
This Sunday on CBS' show Madam Secretary, the character Kat Sandoval (played by bisexual actor Sara Ramirez), will come out as both bisexual and a parent in an episode that also deals with international LGBTQ rights. Watch a clip.
Several LGBTQ organizations are condemning the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS') plan to delay the collection of foster care and adoption data that was required by a 2016 rule, including data related to sexual orientation and gender identity.
Students around the country are organizing walkouts and other observances at 10:00 a.m. ET today to honor the victims of gun violence and stress the need for stricter gun control laws. As parents, we need to listen to and support them. Here are a few resources to help.
As a mom, Erin Uritus, the new CEO of Out & Equal Workplace Advocates, knows first-hand how important it is for companies to support their queer parent employees in starting families and finding work-life balance.
The Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School GSA, along with its president, Emma Gonzalez, were honored at Equality Florida's 2018 Miami Gala last Saturday for their work against gun violence in the wake of the tragic shooting at the school last month. Listen to Gonzalez's remarks.
Today is International Women’s Day, "a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women." We do that year round at our house of two moms---but the day has... Read the rest of this post at Mombian (www.mombian.com).
Two of my favorite LGBTQ-inclusive kids' books of recent years are Cory Silverberg and Fiona Smyth's works on sexuality and reproduction, What Makes a Baby? and Sex Is a Funny Word. Now, the two want your input for their next volume.
It's LGBT Fostering and Adoption Week in the U.K., so even though I'm based in the U.S., it seemed a good time to share some information about the event, along with stories and resources about... Read the rest of this post at Mombian (www.mombian.com).
Last night's Academy Awards were full not only of queer moments, but of several that featured queer parents in particular. Did you catch them all---particularly the Black two-mom family in one short film/advertisement made just for the Oscars?