By Brandy Black
The Family Equality Council was a spectacular event. It was quite the red carpet affair with stars from The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, Glee, The New Normal and more. The premiere event at the Globe Theatre at Universal Studios was well attended and an event worth going back to next year.
Family Equality Council connects, supports, and represents the one million parents who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender in this country and their two million children. They are changing attitudes and policies to ensure that all families are respected, loved, and celebrated—including families with parents who are LGBT.
The standout for the night was Chris Kluwe. “As athletes, what we say on the field and on the sidelines has a direct impact on how some kids are treated on the playground,” said Kluwe. “I hope more professional athletes stand up and declare that all American families are worthy of respect in their community and protection under the law.”
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Originally published on The Seattle Lesbian
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