Category: Families

Kimmel blasts plan to repeal ACA protections
Jimmy Kimmel talks about his newborn son’s surgery that was required due to heart disease, which is a pre-existing condition, and grows emotional as he says people shouldn’t have to [...]
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The Ever-Growing List of Trump’s Anti-LGBTQ Appointees
We know your list of anti-LGBTQ Trump appointees is getting a little out of hand, but we’ve got one more for you; Charmaine Yoest, new Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs [...]
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Rep. Weber begs God’s forgiveness for abortion, gay marriage, secular schools
Crackpot Congressman Randy Weber (R-TX), speaking at a right-wing prayer service in the Capitol’s Statuary Hall, breaks down in anguish for our wickedness in not using the government to impose [...]
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What would Trump’s immigrant ancestors say?
They were once exiles and refugees and deportees with nowhere to turn. Why are we, their descendants, allowing this to be done in our names?
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Eulogy in Paris: ‘You lived like a star, you leave like a star’
Andy Towle writes: Étienne Cardiles, the husband of slain officer Xavier Jugelé, delivered an emotional eulogy outside police headquarters on Tuesday. Jugelé was slain by Karim Cheurfi, a 39-year-old Frenchman [...]
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Seven Principles for Young Advocates
Below is something I drafted for a group of high school students visiting from the Bronx whom I am meeting this afternoon to talk about GLAA’s work. I also developed [...]
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Jason Chaffetz announces retirement from House
Strike up the band! Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), one of the worst homophobes in the U.S. House of Representatives and a frequent meddler in D.C. affairs, announced today that he [...]
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Moving the Needle on Reproductive Justice and Family Planning in DC
Moving the Needle on Reproductive Justice and Family Planning in DC Earlier this month, the Collaborative Reproduction Amendment Act became law in DC after completing its Congressional review period. The [...]
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DC Surrogacy legalization becomes law
At long last, the Collaborative Reproduction Amendment Act, legalizing and regulating surrogate parenting agreements in the District, took effect on April 7 after completion of its congressional review period. It [...]
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Fewer guns, more mental health care
Another deadly shooting in San Bernardino, this time in a school, where a woman’s estranged husband went to her workplace to kill her and then himself. He also shot two [...]
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