LGBT Families

Nykolas Alford, HB 1523 plaintiff, reflects on how #MyMississippi treats its most vulnerable residents

"I am tired of hearing the "If you don't like it, leave" argument. How do we expect to become a better state when we are running everyone off? It is #mymississippi too. We are all Mississippi and together we can be the change that we want to see. " 

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A queer mom of two reflects on family, identity, and #MyMississippi

"I have to think, hope, and sometimes even pray, that somehow the individual will beat out the collective. That somehow Mississippi will become a place that is safe for families like mine."

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In Colombia, a win for LGBT families

The Colombia Constitutional Court granted a victory to children with gay and lesbian parents in the country by ruling that sexual orientation could not be considered as an in impediment to adoption. "It is an unacceptable violation of her/his rights to deny a child a family based solely on the sexual orientation of the couple," read the ruling in part.

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New GLAAD report maps long road to full LGBT acceptance, despite historic legal advances

GLAAD surveys conducted by Harris Poll show some Americans still 'very uncomfortable' with LGBT families and co-workers

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Latina baker says no to hate speech

Marjorie Silva, owner of Azucar Bakery and Peruvian Café, from Denver, Colorado refused to write a homophobic message on a bible-shaped cake for a client. Her actions are getting support and attention. "Al Rojo Vivo" covered the story on Spanish-language media.
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Parents who spoke out for their LGBT children in 2014

This year, many parents spoke out in the media in support of their LGBT children. Often, these powerful messages are not heard widely enough, and while there is still much work to do toward family acceptance, there are many parents who embrace their children regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.

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"Listen to your children" - Access Hollywood speaks to Laverne Cox's mother Gloria backstage at the #GLAADawards

After Laverne Cox's mother Gloria surprised her at the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles, Gloria joined Laverne backstage to speak with Access Hollywood about loving her transgender daughter and what she would tell the parents of LGBT children.

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Snapshots: Meeting with CeCe McDonald, explaining what Grantland got wrong, and connecting The Bachelor with LGBT Latino families

Wonder what we’re up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD's Blog each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.
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