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Family Equality Council Honors NBC Network, Minnesota Vikings Punter Chris Kluwe and Project 10 Founder Virginia Uribe for Support of Family Equality

Glee Actress Jane Lynch to Auction Disneyland Trip with Her Family at Live Auction The Family Equality Council will hold its 9th annual Los Angeles Awards Dinner on Saturday, February 9, at the Globe Theatre at Universal Studios Hollywood to honor NBC Network, Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe, and Project 10 founder Virginia Uribe for [...]

By | 2013-02-05T07:10:41+00:00 February 5th, 2013|Best of Los Angeles, Family, Los Angeles events|0 Comments

Not Too Late – Register for Families in the Desert this Weekend!

Celebrate | Commit| Connect Families in the Desert Family Equality Council is working hard every day to change attitudes and policies across the country, to ensure that all families are respected, loved, and celebrated—including families with parents who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender. We are a community who has stood together for 30 [...]

By | 2012-10-22T12:27:57+00:00 October 22nd, 2012|Family|0 Comments

Families in the Desert – October 26-28

Families in the Desert is a unique experience that brings together families with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender parents from across the West Coast and beyond for a weekend getaway. The event is designed to offer LGBT parents and their children the chance to celebrate their diversity, connect with their community, and join in conversations [...]

By | 2012-09-14T10:54:36+00:00 September 14th, 2012|Family, Family travel|0 Comments

Gay Marriage Ban Ruled Unconstitutional: Family Equality Council Reacts

  Family Equality Council Statement On Ninth Circuit Court Of Appeals Decision In The Perry V. Brown Case Washington, DC  - (Feb. 7, 2012) – Family Equality Council, the national organization that connects, supports and represents the one million families with parents who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT), today issued a statement following [...]

By | 2012-02-07T12:28:02+00:00 February 7th, 2012|Family, Parents|0 Comments

Study Finds Teens of Lesbian Parents Just as Happy as Others

NEW STUDY: TEENS OF LESBIAN PARENTS ARE JUST AS HAPPY AS TEENS RAISED BY DIFFERENT-SEX COUPLES   AMSTERDAM – January 12, 2012 - The quality of life of 17-year-olds reared in lesbian-parent families did not differ from that of a matched group of adolescents who grew up in heterosexual-parent families, according to a new study [...]

By | 2012-01-12T08:19:42+00:00 January 12th, 2012|Family, Motherhood, Parenting|0 Comments

Family Equality Council Releases “All Children Matter” Report

This morning, Family Equality Council is releasing a groundbreaking report in Washington D.C. designed to focus the national spotlight on the 2 million children being raised by LGBT parents. Read the report and find out how you can help  spread the word! All Children Matter shows how our kids have become the victims of antiquated [...]

By | 2011-10-25T08:18:11+00:00 October 25th, 2011|Family, Motherhood, Parenting|0 Comments

Gay Dad Runs for Mayor of San Francisco

Bevan Dufty is running to become Mayor of San Francisco. If elected on November 8, 2011, he would be the first openly gay Mayor of San Francisco. Last week he made headlines around the world when his first television campaign commercial -- produced by Obama ad guru Mark Putnam -- was released.  It was the [...]

By | 2011-10-11T07:15:10+00:00 October 11th, 2011|Family, Parenting|0 Comments

From Newsweek: You Got Your Sperm Where?

This article talks about a very disturbing DIY trend in insemination.  This is VERY, VERY dangerous territory, legally, emotionally, and otherwise, for mother and child.  The author glosses over a major point, "What if the donor claims custody?"  The issue of health concerns is also great, if a donor conceals health problems.  The tests for [...]

Letter from Family Equality Council’s Jennifer Chrisler on School Bullying

Just wanted to pass along this letter I received from Executive Director Jennifer Chrisler of the Family Equality Council.  I am fortunate to send my son to a pre-school in LA where he and our family are treated the same as everyone else.  There has never been an issue, question, challenge, uncomfortable moment, etc., ever at [...]

By | 2011-09-15T12:06:21+00:00 September 15th, 2011|Co-Parenting, Family, Parenting|0 Comments