Van Jones: We’re In This Together

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Casey Lyn Goold: My Testimony in Delaware

<Back to Delaware Families Celebrate Testimony supporting the Civil Unions Bill before the Senate and House in Dover, Delaware by Casey Lyn Goold. Good afternoon. My name is Casey Lyn Goold, I am 26 years old, I am a college graduate, I own my own business, I am working on a second degree, and I have 2 moms. I was raised by my mother, Lynda who was a single mom until my early adult life, when she met her now committed partner,...

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Rep. Pete Stark: “EVERY CHILD DESERVES A FAMILY”

NEWS – CONGRESSMAN PETE STARK 239 Cannon House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 (202) 225-5065 www.stark.house.go FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, May 3rd, 2010 Contact: Sarah Baldauf, (202) 225-3202 STARK: “EVERY CHILD DESERVES A FAMILY” Reintroduces Legislation to Eliminate Discrimination in Foster Care and Adoption WASHINGTON – Rep. Pete Stark (D-CA), ranking member on the Ways & Means Health Subcommittee, today reintroduced...

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Every Child Deserves A Family!

At COLAGE we know that it doesn’t matter how many parents a person has, or what sexual orientation or gender identity their parents are. What matters most is that young people have loving supportive families. The Every Child Deserves a Family (ECDF) Act, reintroduced in the House as H.R. 1681 by Representative Pete Stark, (D-CA) on May 3, 2011, would prohibit any child welfare service provider receiving federal assistance and...

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U.S. Department of Labor Announces New Policy Prohibiting Gender Identity Discrimination

Media Contact: Kristina Wertz, Legal Director, Transgender Law Center Office: 415-865-0176 x 302, kristina@transgenderlawcenter.org (Washington, D.C.), April 28, 2011 – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced that it will explicitly prohibit workplace discrimination on the basis of gender identity within the department. New equal employment opportunity policies, signed by Secretary Hilda Solis, include updated policies on...

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Don’t Say Gay?

A bill that would prohibit teachers from talking about issues regarding sexual orientation in the classroom before the ninth grade has advanced in Tennessee’s Senate. At COLAGE we know that many people with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer (LGBTQ) parents face challenges and isolation because their families are not reflected in school curriculum or discussions. We also know that when bills like this are splashed...

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