Children

Children

Opinion: Let’s Do Our Best for All Children

A woman reunited with her seven-year-old daughter after they had been separated for four months in immigration detention. Credit: Hope Hall/ACLU.
Editorial
Children being separated from their parents by ICE are experiencing intense trauma - identified as life-altering “toxic stress” by the president of the American Academy of Pediatrics - at the hands of our government. ...
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New Report: Continued Attacks Against LGBT Families Harm Children

Photo: MAP
Health National
A new report shows how stigma, discrimination, and systematic attempts to undermine marriage equality harm the estimated 300,000 children raised by same-sex couples and LGBT parents. ...
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Serenity is the Sweetest Word: Embracing Our Heart Heritage

Photo: Diane Ponist
Columns
We were worried that emotional issues would brew with hearing about two of our biological siblings and wondering about their own biological families even more. When it seems that it was quite the opposite. ...
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Washington’s Uniform Parentage Act Signed Into Law

Politics Local
Washington Governor Jay Inslee has signed into law Senate Bill 6037, which substantially updates and improves Washington’s version of the Uniform Parentage Act. ...
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Supreme Court of Hawaii Hears Parentage Case Testing Marriage Equality Ruling

National
The case involves a dispute between a married same-sex couple regarding whether the non-biological mother, C.C., is a legal parent to their child and thus responsible for paying child support. ...
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Former Nanny: ‘Don’t Serve Me Urine and Say It’s Lemonade’

Editorial
I’m sure many of us have thought this same sentiment: “She can rest while the girls nap.” Except that’s not the reality when you’re a nanny. You’re preparing food, bottles, cleaning - and, god forbid - taking the opportunity to visit the bathroom alone. ...
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New Report Details the Health Care Rights Attack on LGBT People, Women, Parents, Children

Health Faith and Religion
Tipping the Scales: The Coordinated Attack on LGBT People, Women, Parents, Children, and Health Care details the widespread push to pass a variety of religious exemptions laws that would give businesses, government agencies, and individuals a right to discriminate on religious or moral grounds. ...
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Facing Childhood Cancer As a Same-Sex Couple

Health
Same-sex couple of children who have been adopted, fostered or naturally conceived are routinely asked invasive questions at almost every injunction. ...
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The Little Gym of West Seattle Welcomes All Families

Instructor Dillon Bartel encouraging participants in his morning class on May 20, 2017. Photo: Charles Johnson
Local
Step inside The Little Gym of West Seattle and you’ll have a hard time deciding where the staff ends and the families begins. The gym is open and accepting of all families. They have families that come from all backgrounds, especially in the LGBT community. ...
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R Family Joins Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection for New European Adventures

Travel
Curated experiences on R Family Vacations’ hosted Uniworld cruises include group dinners, cocktail parties and excursions led by co-founders Gregg Kaminsky and Kelli Carpenter. ...
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