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Family Equality Council’s Night at the Pier Honors Windsor Lawyer

LOCAL | By David Perry | May 4
More than 800 guests and celebrities gathered at Pier 60 for the Family Equality Council’s Eighth Annual Night at the Pier, honoring Edie Windsor lawyer Roberta Kaplan, writer Dan Bucatinsky and FEC Executive Director Jennifer Chrisler.

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.

Family Week in P-Town Hosts Harassed Arizona Family

FAMILY | By Dan Meyer | Jul 28
Every year at the end of July, Provincetown welcomes LGBT families for Family Equality Council events. This year, they extended an all-expenses paid trip to one gay Arizona family suffering months of bias harassment.

Family Equality Council Raises $810,000 at NYC Fundraiser

FAMILY | By Winnie McCroy | May 10
"Spamalot" star Clay Aiken, New Hampshire Bishop V. Gene Robinson and Broadway producer Daryl Roth were among the more than 750 people who celebrated the Family Equality Council’s 30th anniversary on Manhattan’s Pier 60 on Tuesday.

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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