99 Dems urge State Dept. to recognize citizenship of LGBTQ couple’s child

By : Chris Johnson OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
Comments: 0

A group of 99 congressional Democrats—80 in the U.S. House, 19 in the U.S. Senate—are calling on the Trump administration to reverse its policy of refusing to recognize the birthright citizenship of children to LGBT families born overseas via surrogacy methods.

The call come in the form of a pair of letters. Leading the letter in the House is Rep. Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) and the co-chairs of the LGBT Equality Caucus, each of an openly LGB member of Congress, including Rep. David Cicilline (D-R.I.), the most senior openly gay member of the U.S. House. In the Senate, Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) and Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) are leading the charge.

Continue Reading >>

Out and About Night at the Central Florida Fair

By : Jamie Hyman
Comments: 0

Share this story:

Central Florida Fair and Watermark Publishing Group present: Out and About Night at the Central Florida Fair!

On March 2, LGBT families enjoyed food, rides and games at the 2016 Central Florida Fair. LGBT-friendly vendors lined up on the fairgrounds and the Metropolitan Business Association hosted their March Monthly Mixer at the event.

Continue Reading >>

Girl Scout troop begins at Utah gay pride center

By : Wire Report
Comments: 0

Salt Lake City (AP) — The Girl Scouts are opening a troop at a gay pride center in Salt Lake City that officials say will welcome transgender youth and children from LGBT families.

In an era where the Girl Scouts of the USA has struggled with declining membership and recruiting enough adult volunteers, the idea was conceived by a Utah staffer who helps create troops outside the typical scouting mold.

Continue Reading >>