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Coming out… to my kids

June 30, 2023
When I was a kid, I saw my parents and maybe all adults as these immutable beings who had everything figured out. Now that I’m a parent myself, I’ve realized that we never stop growing, that everyone can change, including me. Of course, as an activist, this is my great hope: that people can and...
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How the Queer Ballroom Scene Shows Us the Meaning of Family

June 30, 2023
The LGBTQ+ Ballroom Scene has become a sanctuary for many across the globe. Here, individuals can showcase their talent, find support, and embrace who they truly are. The origin of Ballroom can be traced back to the 1960s where those within the LGBTQ+ Community, especially Black and Latinx...
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Protecting the freedom to read in New Hampshire

June 30, 2023
Summer is my favorite time of year - not just because the legislative session is mostly wrapped up, but also because of the warm weather (I type, as it continues to be cold and rainy outside) - AND because of Pride and the time that we take to intentionally highlight and uplift love for the LGBTQ+...
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Grace Linn's quilt opposing book bans

Facing the real forces behind book bans

June 16, 2023
I was enraged, but not surprised when The Washington Post reported recently that “an analysis of book challenges from across the nation shows the majority were filed by just 11 people.” While many on the far-right would have us believe there is some kind of grassroots groundswell against teaching...
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Supporting LGBTQIA+ Parents on Child Care

June 15, 2023
Take a moment to envision a beautiful future where families and children are happy and thriving. Where inclusion and compassion are core community values and caregivers are supported as together we build the strong foundation needed to truly uplift our future generations. What would this strong,...
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A group selfie of white and Black teenagers

Protecting and caring for LGBTQ+ kids and teens

June 1, 2023
To say this is a fraught Pride Month for LGBTQ+ folks and their allies is truly an understatement. This year’s celebration comes as big swaths of the country are debating and legislating, and getting hysterical about, the very existence of trans kids. How can we, as people who are raising, teaching, and caring for LGBTQ+ kids and teens, support them as we strive to keep them safe?
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