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Black to School: LGBTQ+ Parents and Allies Navigating Race in the School System
Family Equality sat down with parents of children of color for an hour-long “roundtable” discussion about the joys and challenges of navigating the Texas school system.
February 4, 2022
Why LGBTQI+ Families Need the Equality Act
Understanding what the Equality Act will do and why LGBTQ+ families, people of color, women, and people of faith need this bill urgently.
February 3, 2022
“Home for the Holidays:” Navigating Queer Nostalgia
As many of us navigate the highs and lows of the holiday season, Director of Family Formation, Jess Venable-Novak, explores the complex and often contradicting emotions this time of year brings to them.
December 23, 2021
Family Equality Recognizes Transgender Day of Remembrance 2021
Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR) is an important time to honor the memory of the lives that have been taken by anti-transgender violence throughout the years.
November 20, 2021
58 | Author, Poet, and Activist: Sunu Chandy
In today's episode, we talk with poet & activist, Sunu Chandy about her work and life as a lawyer, mom, wife, daughter, and outspoken member of the LGBTQ+ community.
November 2, 2021
LGBTQI+ Families Need Paid Family Leave Too
Everyone’s talking about paid family leave—from Pete Buttigieg to Meghan Markle—so let's talk about why paid family leave is SO important for our families.
October 21, 2021
Pronouns Day: The Journey to Discovering Pride + Joy in my Pronouns
This International Pronouns Day, Jess Venable-Novak shares their experience as a nonbinary parent and how they've found pride + joy in their pronouns.
October 20, 2021
What Pride Means to Me: Reflections from Weston Charles-Gallo on National Coming Out Day
Outspoken LGBTQ+ advocate and friend of Family Equality, Weston Charles-Gallo, shares what pride looks like for him.
October 11, 2021
Meet Our Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging Partners
Megan and Karyn are working side by side with us on the next steps of this DEI & B journey, and we’re thrilled to introduce them to our families!
September 30, 2021
Meet Our Director of Policy for Family Equity and Justice & Senior Policy Counsel
We are pleased to introduce our families to a new member of the Policy Team: Ashe McGovern!
September 27, 2021
Meet Our New State Policy Counsel: Sa’Metria Jones
We are pleased to introduce our families to a new member of the Policy Team: Sa'Metria Jones!
September 13, 2021
#BuildBackBetter: Why LGBTQ+ Families Need Refundable Tax Credits
#BuildBackBetter legislation can support LGBTQ+ families by extending three refundable tax credits Take action to pass this legislation today!
September 10, 2021