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John and Nate Plus 8

Queer Families in the South

Alexandra Bruce

on 29 April 2010

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Double click anywhere & add an idea John and Nate + 8 Glitter and Gloss
Nikki Davis
Alex Bruce
Ashley Page Cari Searcy and Kim Mckeand of Mobile, Alabama "It is discouraging when we think about the current environment against gays in our state, but I have to believe that somewhere in our court system there are still fair-minded judges."

our family- our story Preceptions of Queer families in the South "In the South, where we don't talk about
unpleasant things, that trend has forced
us to talk about it more. Once you begin to talk about a prejudice, it begins to die."
Rev. Jim Evans Use Protection "I don't look at it as censorship," says State Representative Gerald Allen. "I look at it as protecting the hearts and souls and minds of our children Alabama permits post-operative transsexuals to amend their sex on their birth certificates. State law does not address hate crimes based on gender identity or sexual orientation. Alabama courts use sexual orientation to deny, restrict or modify custody and visitation. There are no reported or published opinions dealing with transgender parents or same-sex co-parents.

(YES) Youth Empowerment Services Memphis organization that works to house and feed Queer youth who have been kicked out by family Changing Preception in the South.... Lambda Legal: Southern Regional Office
Provides attorney referrals for AL, FL, GA, KY, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA and WV

Elliot Jones Scholarship for GLBT Activism
Funds scholarships for University of Alabama grad or undergrad students who demonstrates commitment to and support for GLBT students on campus.

National Organization for Marriage Strong majorities of Americans oppose gay marriage. Supporters of SSM therefore seek to change the subject to just about anything: discrimination, benefits, homosexuality, gay rights, federalism, our sacred constitution. Our goal is simple: Shift the conversation rapidly back to marriage. Don’t get sidetracked. Marriage is the issue. Marriage is what we care about. Marriage really matters. It’s just common sense.
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