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Family Acceptance

A Wish for the Bride

Jess Wilson | Posted 09.14.2013 | Gay Voices
Jess Wilson

A friend texted me back in May, "Maybe I should send the [Jason Collins] article to [my fiancée's] dad. He is sickened by us getting married. Yes, he said that." I wish I could call a do-over for her. I wish I could rewrite his words. If I could, they would look something like this.

A Father's Unexpected Response To His Gay Son's Coming Out

Levi A. Miles | Posted 06.15.2013 | Gay Voices
Levi A. Miles

When my dad left to pick up some dinner, my mom, whom I've been out to for almost two years, said, "Your father saw your Facebook status when I left my Facebook up. The cat's out of the bag." You see, I hadn't told him.

Family Acceptance: Groundbreaking 'Best Practice' For Reducing Suicide Risk For LGBT Youth

Theresa Nolan | Posted 07.17.2012 | Gay Voices
Theresa Nolan

We now have a new, powerful tool to build vital connections between LGBT youth and their families: The Family Acceptance Project's Supportive Families, Healthy Children booklet, which educates families about the positive impacts of accepting their LGBT children.

Ryan's Hope

Steve Ralls | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Steve Ralls

When families reject their lesbian, gay and bisexual children, it has a dramatic impact on the long-term health and well-being of those young people.