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Evangelical Chrisitan Mom Shares Loving Story of Lesbian Daughter

Shari Johnson is a proud mom, and rightfully so. Her daughter Cholene is a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy, the second woman to fly the U-2 spy plane, and was a captain for a commercial airline. But Johnson admits to the Washington Post that she was not prepared embrace her 37-year old daughter coming out a few years ago. At that time, being gay and being the perfect daughter were mutually exclusive. She writes, “In my experience, ‘gay pride’ was not on the acceptable list of parental bragging rights.”

Advocate and Blogger Jeremy Hooper Becomes Best-Selling Author

Equality advocate, Good As You site editor and creator, #glaadcap contributor and master of wit Jeremy Hooper can now add best-selling book author to his list of accomplishments. If It’s a Choice, My Zygote Chose Balls: Making Sense of Senseless Controversy, released earlier this month, is part memoir, part social commentary, and all parts awesome.

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