free LGBTQA family poetry book released!

A month and a half ago, we began accepting poetry submissions for
our first ever LGBTQA family poetry contest. Then, you – our
friends, family members, neighbors and supporters – voted for your
favorite poem from 11 finalists. A winner was selected, the dust
settled, and now we’re thrilled to announce the release of

“Heartsongs” is a free, downloadable eBook of all the poetry
submitted in the contest. This full-color, 16 page collection
features more than 50 poems and photographs submitted by families
from across the country. Funny, touching and powerful – these poems
convey an important truth about our families. That truth, and the
heartsong of this collection, is this: though our families are
unique in many ways, our differences pale in comparison to that
which we share in common with all families; our families are built
on love.

To download your copy of “Heartsongs”, click here.

We hope that you enjoy “Heartsongs” and that you spread its message
far and wide. It can be used as a tool to talk about our families
to friends, teachers, neighbors and family members. Share it with
the people who impact your life. It is through the collective
impact of these simple, small actions that we accomplish great

A huge thank you to all the families that contributed in our first
ever family poetry contest, and a special congratulations to the
winning families. And a special thank you to our generous contest
sponsors:, CT Fertility Associates, Two Lives
Publishing,, and Family Evolutions.