Family

Stories and information about families, relationships, and children; includes education, parenting, adoption, and other issues
November 4, 2013

Watch the trailer for Pier Kids: The Life, and help fund the film

A new documentary film, Pier Kids: The Life, follows the life of DeSean, Casper, and Krystal. All three were kicked out of their home because of their sexuality yet they found a community and created strong family bonds on the streets of the west village.

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November 4, 2013

Missouri denies benefits to partner of State Trooper killed in the line of duty

Missouri State Highway Patrolman Capt. Dennis Engelhard and his partner Kelly Glossip were together in a loving relationship for fifteen years, until Dennis Engelhard's untimely death on Christmas Day in 2005 while on duty. The couple also have a seventeen year old son.

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ENDA poised to pass Senate, but will likely stall in the House

It was announced that the Employment Non-Discrimination Act has the sixty votes needed to safely pass the Senate. President Obama is urging congress to pass ENDA. However, the legislation seems doomed in the House.

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November 4, 2013

President Obama champions for ENDA in op-ed

President Barack Obama wrote a passionate commentary expressing his full support of The Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) and the need for congress to pass the bill. The op-ed by President Obama was published in The Huffington Post.

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November 1, 2013

One last wish: Colorado woman and dying partner fly to New York to wed

Colorado couple Lisa Dumaw and Therese Pieper have been in a loving relationship for fifteen years. For the past five years Lisa has been battling cancer.

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