The Every Child Deserves a Family Act, which would prohibit the discrimination of LGBTQ couples seeking to adopt or raise a child, was reintroduced into the U.S. House of Representatives and will soon be introduced into the Senate.
Several families have launched a lawsuit against the regional government, which wants the LGBT-inclusive sex education program to be replaced by a non-inclusive one.
The creators of the book "Maiden Voyage", which focuses on two female queer characters, have launched a fundraising campaign. They stress the importance of LGBT visibility in children's books. Through the story of Ru and Freya, they hope that LGBT children will understand that they are also part of this world.
The 13th New York Turkish film festival will be held at the Theatre of SVA starting from May 16 to May 25. This year, My Child, a documentary directed by Can Candan and produced by Surela Film on parents having LGBT children in Turkey, will be part of the selection.