Op-ED: Murkowski Shares Thoughts on Marriage Equality with Alaskans

This Op-Ed is posted on Senator Lisa Murkowski's Official Website: Not too long ago, I had the honor of nominating an Alaskan family as “Angels in Adoption,” a celebration of the selflessness shown by foster care families and those who adopt children.  They arrived in Washington, DC, a military family who had opened their doors to not one child but four siblings to make sure that these sisters and brother had the simplest gift you can give a child: a home together.  Continue reading

Welcome to the New Website

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Six Million American Children and Adults Have an Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Parent

Williams Institute releases national study analyzing LGBT parenting demographics LOS ANGELES— An estimated 37% of LGBT Americans have had a child, meaning as many as six million American children and adults have an LGBT parent, according to findings from a national study released  today by Williams Institute Distinguished Scholar, Gary J. Gates. Continue reading

The Health Care Ruling and Its Possible Impact on LGBT Alaskans

The Supreme Court is expected to decision this week on the 26-state lawsuit against the Affordable Care Act passed by Congress and signed into law by President Obama. In 2010, Governor Parnell added Alaska to the list of states in the lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the law. Continue reading

Alaskans Together For Equality Appaulds President Obama's Endorsement of Marriage Equality

Today, President Obama declared his support for marriage equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Americans.  The President joins a majority of Americans who believe that all committed and loving couples should have the opportunity to enjoy the protections that marriage offers to them and their families. Continue reading