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School banned from showing film about children with gay parents

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Promotional poster for Gayby Baby
“How sad that a film about real kids and their families is attacked," said federal Labor senator Penny Wong. ...

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Does every kid really need a mother and a father?

Thursday, August 20, 2015
Pundits never tire of saying that all children need a mother and father... but is there any truth to the claim? Erm... no.
You hear it all the time from anti-gay groups... but what does the science say about same-sex parents? ...

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As same-sex marriage becomes more widely accepted, ranks of gay dads increase

Saturday, June 20, 2015
Weston Clark, left, and his husband, Brandon Mark, right, play with their children Xander, 4, and Zoe, 17 months, at their home in Salt Lake City on Monday, June 15, 2015.
More so than heterosexual couples or lesbians, who can bear their own children, gay men face high hurdles en route to parenthood. The main avenues open to them - adoption or surrogacy - can be costly and complicated. But many ...

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Gay couple who always wanted to be dads now adopting their 7th child, a gay teen

Friday, June 19, 2015
Eric Charles-Gallo, center, with husband Louis Gallo, left, and newest addition, Darnell, right. They’re surrounded by their other six kids and a foster baby.
Right from the start of their relationship, Eric Charles-Gallo and Louis Gallo of Kansas City, Missouri, knew they wanted to be dads. ...

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Fisher-Price, Proud Parenting launch LGBT Family Photo Gallery

Monday, June 15, 2015
proudparenting.com
Fisher-Price and Proud Parenting have announced the launch of the Proud Parenting LGBT Family Photo Gallery, a program to increase the visibility of LGBT parents and to encourage interaction and support between LGBT parents, their friends and their allies. ...

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‘Becoming Us’ captures a family’s journey when father comes out as transgender

Friday, June 12, 2015
From left: Sutton Crawford, Carly Lehwald, Ben Lehwald and Suzy Crawford from the ABC Family docu-series "Becoming Us." The series airs Monday at 9 p.m. EDT on ABC Family.
The ABC Family docu-series "Becoming Us" follows a 16-year-old dealing with the usual challenges of high school and encroaching adulthood - plus the recent news that his father is becoming a woman. ...

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Gay adoption ban stricken from Florida laws after four decades

Thursday, June 11, 2015
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Republican Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill Thursday that removes the language from Florida's statutes - though the ban hasn't been enforced for the past five years. ...

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Michigan governor signs bill allowing adoption agencies to reject same-sex couples

Thursday, June 11, 2015
Gov. Rick Snyder (R-Mich.)
Gov. Rick Snyder has signed a law letting private adoption agencies with state contracts decline to participate in referrals against their religious beliefs, despite criticism that it amounts to government-sanctioned discrimination against gay couples. ...

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Michigan lawmakers OK bill allowing adoption agencies to reject same-sex couples

Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Michigan
Faith-based agencies with state contracts can refuse to participate in adoption referrals that violate their beliefs under legislation approved Wednesday by Michigan's Republican Legislature, despite objections it would permit discrimination against gay couples. ...

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Gillibrand to introduce legislation to prohibit anti-LGBT adoption bias

Sunday, May 17, 2015
U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.)
The Every Child Deserves a Family Act would prohibit any entity that receives federal funds from discriminating against adoptive or foster parents based on sexual orientation, gender identity or marital status. ...

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