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How the Battle for Marriage Equality Impacts Kids
News & Politics

How the Battle for Marriage Equality Impacts Kids

Like many kids who have same-sex parents, my eight- and ten-year-old sons were born into the marriage equality movement and have learned so much from it.

The View from Here: San Francisco City Hall, June 26, 2013
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The View from Here: San Francisco City Hall, June 26, 2013

Regular contributor Cheryl Dumesnil files this report as one of our penultimate regularly scheduled posts in the “Lawfully Wedded Life” series here. It is fitting: what the SCOTUS Day of Decision looked like from her family’s eyewitness point of view. A bit of backstory: Cheryl has been following this issue for […]

Marriage Equality: the “Tri” in Our Trifecta
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Marriage Equality: the “Tri” in Our Trifecta

The following is the third in our ongoing Wednesday series, Lawfully Wedded Life. Do you have a story to tell about marriage, marriage equality, or the lack thereof? Submit yours here. We’ll be running the series through the SCOTUS marriage equality decision(s), expected late June 2013.   K-Bird and his kindergarten classmate are […]

What My Kids Have Taught Me About Homophobia
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What My Kids Have Taught Me About Homophobia

“Another child victim of biological engineering!” An anti-gay protestor shouted this at my then four-year-old son K-bird and me, as we were walking up the stairs into the California Supreme Court building in San Francisco, heading to one of the many Proposition 8-related hearings. In the reflections on the glass […]