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Teaching LGBTQ rights doesn't have to be sexual

Teaching LGBTQ rights doesn't have to be sexual

As the parent of a young child, I spend a lot of time thinking about how to raise a kid who will eventually have respect for all people regardless of color, identity, sexuality, political affiliation, etc. 

With Pride week coming up in our home city, it's become a regular topic of conversation in our household. How do we introduce the idea of gay rights to a toddler who doesn't understand romance or sexuality? 

Reading can expand developing minds. How that relates to gender, empathy, and acceptance.

Reading can expand developing minds. How that relates to gender, empathy, and acceptance.

Reading is one of the single most important skills a young child will learn. With exposure to books comes a rich vocabulary, the ability to absorb ...