Helping LGBT Families in Mississippi, Alabama, and Other Southern States

A few years back Family Equality Council partnered with several other national advocacy groups to produce “All Children Matter: How Legal and Social Inequalities Hurt LGBT Families.” The report revealed the vast discrimination and economic disparities facing LGBT parents and their children in the United States and suggested a road map for bringing our laws and policies in line with the changing face of the American family. …

In reflecting on the film partnership, Family Equality Council executive director Gabriel Blau explains, “LGBTQ families in the South have the same dreams and aspirations for their children as the rest of the country, and we are proud to stand alongside these filmmakers for this instrumental documentary that delivers the opportunity for Southern voices to be heard.”

Read the full Op-Ed by Denise Brogan-Kator and Tatiana Quiroga on The Advocate: http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2014/06/11/op-ed-helping-lgbt-families-mississippi-alabama-and-other-southern-states

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