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How Cancer Unleashed a Dog Book for Children That Features a Same-Sex Couple

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By Geri Gale/ The Seattle Lesbian

I am a poet and have been told that people take my work out like they would a snifter of Grand Marnier and sip it because it’s so rich. But everything changed on December 6, 2012, when I was diagnosed with breast cancer – the same day Seattle issued its first same-sex marriage licenses.

I’ve been with my partner, Patty Kunitsugu (a.k.a. PK), for 36 years. When...

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Lloyds Bank Features Same-Sex Proposal in New Ad

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Lloyds Bank has released a commercial featuring the different stages of life such as new motherhood, death and funerals, dropping children off at school for the first time, and even love.

Within the commercial, Lloyds Bank features many different characters, including a gay couple’s proposal. We witness the proposal and then the two men’s embrace later in the commercial after one of the men says,...

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Dolce And Gabbana Release New Apparel Line Featuring LGBT Families

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By Alex Temblador

Dolce and Gabbana are in the news again and it’s for a reason you might not expect from the Italian designers.

In March 2015 during an interview with the magazine Panorama, the duo made some anti-same-sex family statements that had people confused and very angry. They stated in the interview that children born through IVF are “children of chemistry, synthetic children. Uteruses...

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Financial Assistance for LGBT, Single, Modern Prospective Parents

By Alex Temblador

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We recently ran an article called, “Men Having Babies: Financial Assistance for Gay Men,that produced an overwhelming response: where can all LGBT and modern families find financial resources, grants, and aid to use toward creating a family? GoFundMe campaigns are quite popular these days when it comes to financing adoptions, fertility treatments, and surrogacy, however, many...

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Lesbian Couple Loses Suit against Clinic For Receiving Black Man’s Sperm & Having a Mixed Child

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By Alex Temblador

For same-sex couples, it takes time and effort to create a family. There’s the question of whether to go with adoption, IVF, or surrogacy. Jennifer Cramblett and Amanda Zinkon of Ohio, a white lesbian couple, decided to go with IVF. After Cramblett and Zinkon chose a sperm that reflected a white, blonde-hair, blue-eyed donor so as to look like Zinkon, Cramblett was inseminated...

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Next Families are the New Normal

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By Alex Temblador

Despite the gains being made in the past year with the marriage equality decision that has allowed for more same-sex couples to adopt and become foster parents, there is still a struggle that exists for many same-sex couples with kids: being considered “normal.” The Next Family was created in mind to redefine the definition of family and to show that the “traditional” family, of...

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