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A Tribute to Kristi Parker of Liberty Press

By Angeline Acain Sadly, the LGBTQ community has lost a valuable asset. Kristi Parker, Publisher, Editor and owner of Liberty Press passed away of a stroke on March 10, 2018, she was 49. Liberty Press covered the local LGBTQ news and events of Kansas. A free magazine distributed in Kansas, Parker had been publishing for […]

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Gay Parent Magazine Cover Family Featured on Pops Web Series

Christopher Inniss and Shelton Stroman and their son Jonathan were the cover story of our September-October 2016 issue #108 (see image on left). On November 23, 2017 the family was featured on Pops, a weekly web series exploring fatherhood as experienced by Black men. In the video, the family talks about their open adoption while […]

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Stonewall Makes History Again: Becomes First National Park Site Dedicated to LGBT History

New York, N.Y. – After more than two years of building strong public support in the community, across the nation and in Congress, National Parks Conservation Association celebrates President Obama’s historic designation of Stonewall National Monument, the first national park site dedicated to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) history. To coincide with national LGBT […]

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Single Lesbian Mom Shares Adorable Photos of Adopted Son

Gay Parent Magazine received adorable photos from single mom, Lu Lu, along with the following statement from her, “This is my son Noel. I finally closed on his adoption May 26, 2016. I am a single lesbian and I always wanted children. Noel has been a blessing and has brought so much happiness to my […]

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GPM included in Japanese book: Same sex couples and their children: The American Gayby boom by Mariko Sugiyama

The first book in Japan on the subject of LGBT parenting was recently published (see cover on left). Compiled and written by Asahi Shimbun reporter Mariko Sugiyama, the book is titled Same sex couples and their children: The American Gayby boom. The book features 20 families that were formed through foster care and adoption or […]

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For the 3rd Year Gay Parent magazine Part of Japan Youth Study Tour

For the third year in 2016, the group, LGBT Youth Japan, met with Gay Parent Magazine’s publisher and editor Angeline Acain in New York City. The group is a Tokyo based organization educating Japanese youth about the LGBT support systems employed by other countries. Their goal is to help guide Japan towards becoming a society […]

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MotherStruck! Starring Staceyann Chin, Single Mom Tour de force

By Angeline Acain MotherStruck! Staceyann Chin’s one-woman performance at the Lynn Redgrave Theater is a tour de force. Chin is exciting to watch as she moves up and down between the audience, red Mohawked shaven head, muscled torso, arms gesticulating. Then skillfully using a minimalist set stage, slithering with legs up mimicking self-insemination. Her words […]

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Gay Parent magazine Receives PrideIndex.com Esteem Award

On April 24, 2015, Gay Parent Magazine was honored to receive an award for Outstanding Magazine for the 9th Annual PrideIndex.com Esteem Awards. PrideIndex.com is an online resource for news for the African American LGBT and gay-friendly companies. It houses profiles of gay authors, businesses, events, parties, conferences, fundraisers, support groups, and other online resources. Since […]

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Martina Navratilova Marries Julia Lemigova

Martina Navratilova married longtime partner Julia Lemigova in New York City on December 15, 2014. Mayor Bill de Blasio and Chirlane McCray officiated. In attendance were actress Brooke Shields, tennis legend Chris Evert and Lemigova’s two daughters. Navratilova proposed during the US Open last September, in a moment that was telecast on the Jumbotron at […]

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