Family

Stories and information about families, relationships, and children; includes education, parenting, adoption, and other issues
November 8, 2013

Son of Illinois lawmaker who raced back to support marriage equality passes away

Illinois Rep. Naomi Jakobsson was caring for her son, Garret, who was extremely ill when the marriage equality bill came to a vote. She rushed in and out of the Illinois Capitol to cast her vote. Sorrowfully Rep. Jakobsson's son Garret has passed away at the age of 46.

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VIDEO: Allies for Adoption launches to help foster kids, gay and trans parents

Family Equality Council has launched the collaborative Allies for Adoption campaign in honor of children in foster care, parents who are LGBT, and National Adoption Month. They've also made it really easy for you to spread the word.

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November 7, 2013

Eye on the Media: Pacific Justice Institute continues to bully transgender teenager

Increased transgender protections will likely capture media attention, especially with California's School Success and Opportunity Act, or AB1266, getting national coverage.

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