COLAGE responds to the Supreme Court decisions on DOMA and Prop 8 – Justice Is What Love Looks Like In Public

 ”Justice is what love looks like in public.” – Cornel West COLAGE/Children of LGBTQ parents speak about what the Supreme Court decisions mean to us. Today, we saw love further honored and enshrined in the law. It was a great victory for our movement. We are proud that the Supreme Court has chosen to uphold the rights of so many in our community to receive the benefits that they deserve and to marry whomever they...

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House Parties!!!

Western Massachusetts,  September 30th San Francisco, October 7th Join us as we as one of our upcoming house parties!  We are holding parties around the country to provide opportunities for people to gather and learn more about COLAGE and our great COLAGErs!  email us at: Colage@colage.org to find out where to find a party near you OR how to host one...

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Be a part of change; join COLAGE’s Board of Directors!

COLAGE is the only national youth-driven network for people with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or queer (LGBTQ) parents. For over 20 years, we’ve built a community and movement toward social justice through youth empowerment, leadership development, education, and advocacy. Join us to help strengthen the unique voice of youth and adults of LGBTQ families across the country! COLAGE is currently seeking candidates for the...

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J.C. Penney Ads Featuring COLAGErs and their Families

Last month (May 2012), an ad appeared that took the nation by surprise.  For Mother’s Day, J.C. Penney presented a photograph containing two parents, two children, and a grandparent.  The picture captured a sharply dressed and gleaming family ready to celebrate Mother’s Day.  Why, then, did the One Million Moms (OMM) and a large portion of J.C. Penney’s customers take issue with the advertisement?  It wasn’t because of the kids.  It...

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COLAGE <3′s the NAACP

Yesterday, the NAACP’s board of directors voted to endorse marriage equality unequivocally.  This bold and courageous move is an unexpected, powerful, and significant step forward for the LGBTQ movement, without question.  The right wing has made thinly veiled attempts to regain black voters specifically by attempting to cast the LGBTQ population as a- entirely separate from the African American population, and b- at odds with...

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Board Member Paul Perry’s Adoption Story

Paul Perry joined COLAGE’s board of directors in 2010 and is pursuing his doctorate in Educational Leadership at Harvard’s Graduate School of Education.  In honor of National Adoption Month, he shares his story as an adopted COLAGEr. I took home a word. “Faggot.” At 5 years old, I took home that word. Bouncing along down the street with my Batman backpack, inside it my Ninja Turtles lunchbox, inside that my X-men thermos....

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