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Don't use religion to cloak bias toward LGBT families
Don't use religion to cloak bias toward LGBT families

Growing up with two moms in the San Francisco Bay Area, I thought a family was defined by loud dinners, birthday parties, overprotective parents and unconditional love. Then, when I was 7 years old, a girl in my class told me I couldn't sit with her and her friends because I wasn't a "real person." The reason? I didn't have a mommy and a daddy — so how could I possibly have been born? My classmate hardly understood how babies were made, yet she was certain that a family couldn't be a family if it had two moms. Adults, of course, should know better. Yet, judging from a bill currently before Congress, at least some of the adults representing Americans in...

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