Prop 8 Upheld: What LGBT families can do now
The California Supreme Court has upheld Prop 8. Jennifer Chrisler, Executive Director of Family Equality Council, just issued the following statement to our supporters nationwide.
LGBT Family Voices: Iowa, Illinois and Minneosta!
There’s no research or polling data (that I know of) yet to show that everday LGBT Americans, their family members and friends, are speaking up
Children of LGBT Parents Speak Out on Prop 8
The Bay Area Reporter has an article out this week featuring children with LGBT parents speaking out against Prop 8. The article features 12-year-old Abby
Prop 8 and Families: A Compilation
I’ve been writing for some time now about how Prop 8 impacts families and children. Here’s a compilation of posts and columns I’ve written on
LISTEN & REACT: Prop 8 Oral Arguments
LGBT and allied advocates presented the case against Prop 8 this morning. The California Supreme Court now has 90 days to issue its decision. If
WATCH LIVE: Prop 8 Goes to Court
Heads up, readers! The case against Prop 8, California’s anti-gay marriage ban, goes to court for oral arguments tomorrow, March 5th. The Family Equality Council
NAACP Comes Out Against Prop 8
Throughout the Prop 8 fight last year, the California NAACP was a strong ally for marriage equality. Yesterday, the national NAACP came out strongly against
Best Interests of Children Prevail in Alaska
Anti-LGBT measures passed in four states last November, including Prop 8 in California. These measures, juxtaposed with the election of Barack Obama, gave the impression
Prop 8 Donor Database Available Online
Curious to know whether your neighbor, teacher, friend, relative, co-worker, etc., contributed money to help pass Prop 8? The donor database (for both sides) is
Did You Create Change?
The National Conference on LGBT Equality: Creating Change took place last week in Denver, Colorado. The Family Equality Council was proud to produce the 2nd
Two Weeks ’til Creating Change!
The National Conference on LGBT Equality, Creating Change is almost here! For more than 20 years, Creating Change has brought together LGBT people and allies
After Prop 8, California Family Sends Its First Holiday Letter
Many of you are familiar with the annual “holiday letter”. For some it’s a card with a family photo and a little note inscribed. For