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National Foster Care Month Emphasizes Every Child Deserves a Family

FAMILY | By EDGE | May 5
Family Equality Council has announced its 2015 National Adoption Month Campaign to coincide with the re-introduction of the Every Child Deserves a Family Act in May.

LA Benefit Honors Pro-Gay Stars, Raises $465,000 for FEC

LOCAL | By Megan Barnes | Feb 18
On Feb. 9, NBCs stars gathered at the Universal Studios Globe Theatre where the Family Equality Council recognized the valuable work they have done promoting pro-gay images in the media.

Women on Top

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 18
Lesbians are heading nonprofits, winning high public office and getting national media. Here are some outstanding examples of those who have succeeded in a (straight) man’s world.

Arizona Family Fights Against LGBT Inequalities

FAMILY | By Shaun Knittel | Apr 7
Naz Meftah and her wife, Lydia Banuelos, have become tireless advocates for LGBT families who continue to face inequalities. And they draw upon their own experience to educate lawmakers-and anyone else with whom they speak.

Advocates: Inequality Enhances Health Disparities Among LGBT Families

FAMILY | By Michael K. Lavers | Mar 22
The Center for American Progress, the Family Equality Council, the Movement Advancement Project and the National Coalition for LGBT Health will release a brief on Monday that concludes stigma and inequities enhance health disparities among LGBT families.

"Modern Family" Stars Honor LGBT Family Advocates

TELEVISION | By Megan Barnes | Feb 15
The Family Equality Council honored Chad Griffin of the American Foundation for Equal Rights, former Pennsylvania Congressman Patrick Murphy and children’s author Todd Parr in Los Angeles on Feb. 11.

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