The Next Family has been featuring same-sex parents in our Spotlight Campaign, a collection of interviews, photos, and stories of beautiful families throughout the U.S. Now, with our new interactive map, it’s even easier to locate and read about these couples and their children. It’s simple! Click on a state highlighted in green and you’ll find articles of the families residing there.
Our country is experiencing a profound period in its history, with each state playing by its own rules when it comes to gay marriage. Seventeen states have legalized gay marriage, while others are actively in the throes of a marriage equality battle. This present revolution is having a powerful impact on all American citizens. But, regardless of the laws in effect in any given state, we can’t forget that there are gay parents everywhere in this country -living their lives, married or not, building families, raising their children. Each family must find its own way within and through its own state’s laws, whether derived by a philosophy of equality or not. Join us in learning about gay parents all over our great country, and the similarities and differences that color us all.
If you are a gay parent who would like to be interviewed, or know someone who might fit this campaign, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org Editor-in-Chief Brandy Black
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Originally published on The Seattle Lesbian
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