Tag Archives: lesbian

More same-sex couples adopting across country

What would progressive-minded people do without the New York Times? This great newspaper doesn’t shy away from stories that probe deeply and reflect how our country and world are changing.  The news columns are filled with stories about minorities, the poor, … Continue reading

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A perfect Mother’s Day story: Meet the Aleniers

This is a wonderful post on the GLADD blog about the Aleniers, the Florida women who successfully adopted a little boy in the wake of last September’s appellate court decision. We need more stories like this to be spread to … Continue reading

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ACLU Florida creates Facebook page on adoption issue

The American Civil Liberties Union in Florida has created a page on Facebook as part of its campaign for the adoption issue. The page just passed 100 “likes,” and I hope it gains a lot more. Here is the link. … Continue reading

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LGBT kids find it harder to find foster homes

This Huffington Post article about the sorry state of the foster care system in the U.S. delves into another angle that many LGBT individuals care about — the LGBT children in the system. Ironically at a time when some groups … Continue reading

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‘In Anita’s Wake’ now can be seen on You Tube

Thanks to the Internet and You Tube, everyone can watch Vicki Nantz’ wonderful documentary, “In Anita’s Wake: The Irrational War on Florida’s Gay Families.” The documentary has been posted in four parts on You Tube. The first part is above, … Continue reading

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Gay rights issues drive turnout for specific groups of voters

photo © 2008 Kristin Ausk | more info (via: Wylio)An independent Quinnipiac (KIN-uh-pe-ack) University poll in January 2009 found a solid majority of Floridians (55 percent) opposing the state law that had long prevented gays and lesbians from adopting children … Continue reading

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Census data finds more gay parents in South

Those who know the South should not have been surprised to read the New York Times story last week about a higher prevalence of gay couples raising children in this part of the country than elsewhere. Recent data from the Census … Continue reading

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