David J. Hoffman | Mar 17, 2011
Today we know there is not just one way to see family.
Instead, we see many different forms and fashions of family, not captured by one cookie-cutter model.
Ellen Kahn, a lesbian, understands full well what it means to choose parenting. She studied families as a profession after all, in her career as a social worker. She directs the Family Project at Human Rights Campaign, so it is her personal project as an advocate and educator. But also she brings her passion for family building home to Silver Spring, where she lives with her partner of 22 years. They were married in D.C. last year and have two daughters ages 8 and 11.
On Thursday, the University of Richmond Board of Trustees voted to include gender identity and gender expression in the school’s non-discrimination policy.
According to the Transgender Law & Policy Institute, the U of R is the third university in the state with an inclusive policy.
More from the campus student newspaper, The Collegian:
Jon Henry, junior and president of the Student Alliance for Sexual Diversity (SASD), has been involved in the push for this change to the non-discrimination policy from the beginning.
Metro Weekly reports, citing sources close to the deal, that Lady Gaga has nixed her deal for an exclusive special edition of her upcoming album; The Advocate then reported that a source close to Gaga said that the company's continued political activity -- specifically the main stumbling block.
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