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Video of the Day: 80-Year-Old Grandpa Gets Equality Tattoo

FAMILY | By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Apr 24, 2014
To show support for his openly gay grandson, a man named Frank, a nearly 80-year-old grandfather, got an equality sign tattoo on his wrist this week in a heartwarming new YouTube clip.

Madelynn Taylor says she’ll wait an enternity to spend eternity with her wife

No Military Burial for Wife of 74-Year-Old Lesbian Navy Veteran

FAMILY | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 24
Idaho says it’s a no-go for 74-year-old U.S. Navy veteran Madelynn Taylor to be buried with her wife Jean Mixner’s ashes -- at least not as long as that state continues to ban same-sex marriage.

Terry Angel Mason wants to save the world -- and his fiance -- from the anti-gay abuses in Uganda

Bishop Terry Angel Mason on HIV and Uganda

FAMILY | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 22
Bishop Terry Angel Mason wants to make the world safe for LGBTs, here and in Uganda. But first, he needs to get his family safely out.

Virginia Plaintiffs Respond to Defendants’ Marriage Appeal

FAMILY | By John Riley | Apr 17
Supporters of marriage equality seeking to overturn Virginia’s constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage, along with the office of Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring, filed appellate briefs April 11 in the case of Bostic v. Schaefer.

Dress Codes: Where Should Schools Set Limits?

FAMILY | By Martha Irvine | Apr 17
Leggings. Shaved heads. Graphic T-shirts. The list goes on and on. What is the latest fashion trend to come under fire for teens and why are parents and administrators making such a fuss?

Andrew Moffat resigned under pressure from parents

Gay UK Teacher Resigns After Muslim Parents Complain

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 12
A gay assistant head teacher in the UK has resigned under pressure from mostly Muslim parents, who said that they didn’t want their kids to "learn that it’s okay to be gay."

Today is GLSEN’s Day of Silence

LGBT Youth and Allies Participate in GLSEN Day of Silence

FAMILY | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 11
GLSEN helps keeps kids safe with the 19th Annual Day of Silence, an event that raises awareness against the impact of bullying on LGBT youth.

Engaging Youth Voices in the HIV & AIDS Response

FAMILY | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 9
April 10 is National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day, and across the country, organizations are working via youth ambassadors to address the alarming health risk of HIV.

Denied a Marriage License, Fla. Couple Sue Country Clerk :: The Interview

FAMILY | By Mike Halterman | Apr 9
On Tuesday, April 1, a Key West couple attempted to apply for a marriage license at the Monroe County clerk’s office. They were denied. They’re suing. Here’s what they have to say.

Eraca Dawn Craig

CA Lesbian Couple Charged with Starving Kids

FAMILY | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Apr 4
A female Salinas couple is facing charges that they starved and neglected their three children, including allegedly chaining one to a wall.

Sara Gilbert

Sara Gilbert Marries Female Partner

FAMILY | By John McDonald | Apr 2
Actress and co-host of the CBS daytime show, "The Talk," Sara Gilbert married music producer Linda Perry Sunday, nearly a year after Gilbert announced their engagement last April.