10 Reprehensibly Effed Up Things LGBTQ Families Face on a Daily Basis

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In some ways, life has hopefully been getting a little easier for LGBTQ families. Gay marriage is now legal, and the number of Americans who support gay marriage has steadily been increasing. Across the country, it has become easier for gay parents to enjoy their growing families, knowing that they have more legal protections than ever before. But of course, as recent horrific events in Orlando show, we still have a long way to go as a society.

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Despite cultural progress, on a day-to-day basis, LGBTQ parents still face challenges that other families might not expect. Whether it's navigating elementary school bullies or dealing with the complications of becoming same-sex parents, you might be surprised at some of the lingering fears and concerns that gay and transgender couples have about their families. 

Read on for the candid stories of why love is love, but challenges are still real. 

 

 

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