LGBT Issues on MSNBC, Gabriel Blau

Watch: MSNBC and International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia

I was honored to sit down with MSNBC’s Frances Rivera on May 15th to talk about LGBTQ issues and the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT). WE had a great conversation, and an opportunity to remember that we have a lot to celebrate when it comes to securing lived and legal equality for LGBTQ
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LGBT Families share advice

In The Advocate: 10 Tips for Starting LGBTQ Families

With the world changing rapidly (as it always is) and LGBTQ families becoming more and more common, there’s still a need for sharing our stories and our advice. Talking about who we are, how we got here, and what we’re experiencing, is an important way to support each other. Parenting is hard enough, parenting as
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Mississippi Same-Sex Couples Ask Court To Order Equal Adoption Rights

A motion seeking a preliminary injunction was filed Friday by two married couples with children in Campaign for Southern Equality v. Mississippi Department of Human Services, the federal lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Mississippi’s law banning adoption by same-sex couples. Mississippi is the only state left in the nation that bans gay couples from adopting without
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Yahoo: ‘Families Like Ours:’ When Kids and Same-Sex Parents Come Together in One of America’s Gayest Towns

For a lesbian family living in a small Midwestern farming town — West Point, Ind., population 594 — the Buckles-Rausch clan is extremely fortunate: They have a close group of friends, supportive families, nondiscriminatory work environments, and an open and affirming church where moms Angie Buckles and Annie Rausch were just married, on July 11,
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The Telegraph: Gay marriage opponents refuse to give up fight

The Supreme Court judgment which legalised same-sex marriage across the United States is facing a backlash from conservative and Christian groups. Legislators in some states are drawing up proposals to weaken the ruling, while elsewhere gay marriage opponents are creating administrative roadblocks to try to prevent same-sex weddings taking place. Gabriel Blau, Executive Director, the Family Equality
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SCOTUS Ruling’s Littlest Winners: Children of LGBTQ Parents

Gabriel Blau, executive director of the Family Equality Council, speaks with TIME about what the same-sex marriage decision means for families with LGBTQ parents By Kirsten Salyer TIME: What do you think of the Supreme Court ruling Friday that made same-sex marriage legal in all 50 states? The Supreme Court made the right decision. It
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LISTEN: NPR: Despite Supreme Court Ruling, Americans Remain Split On Same-Sex Marriage

RACHEL MARTIN, HOST: More reaction now on today’s historic Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage. The announcement set off a party atmosphere among the hundreds of people gathered outside of the court. LUDDEN: Same-sex marriage supporters say they, too, have more work to do. Gabriel Blau of the Family Equality Council says discrimination against gays
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Parent Herald: Fisher Price & Proud Parenting Launch Program to Increase Visibility of LGBT Parents

Fisher Price, a well-known company of toys and baby gears, took a broader step as they partnered with Proud Parenting to launch the Proud Parenting LGBT Family Photo Gallery. The said program aims to increase the visibility of the LGBT parents and promote interaction among LGBT parents and the community. This is a great opportunity
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LGBTQ Community Shares How Theatre Helps Them “See the World in New Ways” at Playbill Family Day

As part of Playbill’s 30 Days of Pride, theatre lovers of all ages gathered for Playbill’s Family Day June 13. Organizers and participants of the event shared their excitement with Playbill.com. As he watched kids running around the room from activity to activity, Gabriel Blau, executive director of Family Equality Council, stepped back to take
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VIDEO: Gabriel joins the TODAY Show to talk Caitlyn Jenner and her story

Caitlyn Jenner in new E! documentary declares: ‘I’m the new normal’ Caitlyn Jenner provided TODAY with a peek into her new life in an exclusive clip from her upcoming cable documentary. Gabriel Blau of the Family Equality Council said Jenner’s coming out has created a “teachable moment” for families. “What Caitlyn has done is given
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