January-February 2020 issue #128

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Nyesha and Samantha Davis-Williams of New York decided when they became first time parents, they'd also be first time authors of a children's book. Their book, Umi & Uma: The Story of Two Mommies and a Baby, is a thinly veiled story of their own experience as parents. Featuring a LGBTQ headed family of color, Umi & Uma is a welcome addition to the world of children’s books.

Are You a Daddigyrl? Best friends Johnni Davis and Tanya "Red" Mason coined 'Daddigyrl' as a way for their children to address them. LGBTQ parents don't adhere to mainstream gender roles and Daddigyrl is a new addition to the LGBTQ parenting lexicon and culture.

Both bullied for being gay when they were young, Rob and Clay Calhoun of Atlanta, Georgia met when they were activists in the early 1990s. Now they have two children and a treasured family photo with our former president.

Tiffany and Tashawna Advincula met in college only to drift apart. But a remarkable dream Tiffany had brought them together again for good. The couple is now raising adorable twins in Connecticut.

Philadelphia Family Pride (PFP) was started in 1993 by a group of lesbian mothers. It has evolved into one of the country's best support groups for LGBTQ parents and their children. Meet PFP's new board chair, Tariem Burroughs. Tariem talks about meeting his husband Nick Woods and their experience parenting their son Finn.

This issue also includes our 21st annual LGBTQ friendly summer camps and programs resource directory. Find a directory listing of overnight camps, day camps, and summer programs located in AZ, CA, CO, CT, IA, KS, ME, MA, MI, MN, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, TN, TX, VT, VA, WA, and WI. Included in this list are private schools summer programs and schools located in CA, DC, ME, MD, MA, NJ, NY, PA and TX. Looking for a summer camp or program for your child? This is the issue for you. Includes two programs specifically for LGBTQ youth.

Editorial contributors to this issue include Deadra Albrecht-Frasch, Michael P. Coleman, and Gary Hurtubise.

32 pages, newsprint, buy now.

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