Family

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

Advocate Debi Jackson's transgender 7-year-old, Avery, shares her story

A 7-year-old transgender girl from Kansas shared her story in a video posted to the New York Times. The Jackson family is deeply accepting of Avery and works as advocates for the transgender community.

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May 11, 2015

VIDEO: GLAAD national board of directors co-chair Jennifer Finney Boylan shares moving story of acceptance at #glaadawards

While introducing Transparent stars Judith Light and Jeffrey Tambor at Saturday's 26th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York City, and in celebration of Mother's Day, GLAAD national board of directors and transgender activist Jennifer Finney Boylan shared her very moving coming out story with the audience.

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Actress Maria Bello: "The only labels that matter are the ones I give myself"

This week on GLAAD: All Access, host Claire Pires interviews actress Maria Bello about her new book "Whatever...Love is Love: Questioning the Labels We Give Ourselves."

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#May17Because: 70% of the world population live under regimes that restrict LGBT rights

4.7 billion people live under regimes that restrict free expression of sexual and gender rights.

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American Military Partner Association to celebrate modern military families

This Saturday, the American Military Partner Association is hosting their 2nd Annual National Gala in Washington, DC. This gala is expected to draw up to 400 LGBT service members, military spouses, veterans, and allies from across the country, all celebrating and honoring modern military families.

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#May17Because: Love does not fit into boxes.

As part of GLAAD's Global Voices program, which works to accelerate LGBT acceptance across the globe, GLAAD is participating in and celebrating IDAHOT together with thousands of diverse groups and individuals.

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April 30, 2015

Game of Thrones actor Aiden Gillen to vote YES for marriage equality in Ireland

Aidan Gillen will vote yes for every LGBT child growing up in Ireland, for their future, in the referendum on May 22nd.

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Read what fuels one intersex advocate

Sean Saifa Wall, an intersex activist and leader at Advocates for Informed Choice, wrote a reflection in the news and commentary site, Quartz, reflecting on the relationship between his intersex advocacy and his personal life.

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