Families Like Yours

State Theatre New Jersey is proud to present the New Jersey premiere of Families Like Yours, a powerful documentary exploring the love, compassion, sacrifice, and success of LGBT families in America.

 

Through candid interviews and humorous real life stories, Families Like Yours demystifies LGBT families and their lives, showcasing that they are just as loving, busy, and complicated as any other family. Families Like Yours follows six families as they attempt to balance work and school, rush kids to sports practice, and deal with diaper duty. From all across the nation and in all different stages of family life, from conception to grandchildren, these families represent a cross-section of the modern American family—the only difference is that they are LGBT families.

 

Award-winning filmmakers Rodolfo Moro and Marcos Duszczak are the creative team behind a parallel film in Argentina, Familias por Igual. The film was widely praised, receiving several prestigious awards that added momentum to Argentina’s LGBT equality movement.

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Thu, October 19
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State Theatre New Jersey is proud to present the New Jersey premiere of Families Like Yours, a powerful documentary exploring the love, compassion, sacrifice, and success of LGBT families in America.

Through candid interviews and humorous real life stories, Families Like Yours demystifies LGBT families and their lives, showcasing that they are just as loving, busy, and complicated as any ...

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The Jaffe Briefing - January 23, 2018

OUR TAKE ON THE NEWS IN NEW JERSEY

TRENTON - What's a billion dollars among friends? It looks like New Jersey taxpayers - and their children and grandchildren - will be embracing $1 billion in long-term debt to pay for some current goodies - like a renovated State House, new offices in Trenton and perhaps a pedestrian strip at Rutgers. Not a nickel of this $1 billion went before ...

The Jaffe Briefing - January 22, 2018

OUR TAKE ON THE NEWS IN NEW JERSEY

AT THE DINER - Don't expect anyone to rush to refill your coffee cup,as a proposed federal rule would allow employers to take their employees' tips, if workers are paid at least minimum wage. It seems cruel to strip money from workers at the low end of the pay scale, but, hey, this is Trump World.  The Economic Policy Institute (which has a very ...

The Jaffe Briefing - January 19, 2018

OUR TAKE ON THE NEWS IN NEW JERSEY

STATEWIDE - New Jersey Republicans are not crazy. That's the key message, as state GOP members plan to barnstorm the state to connect with local leaders, in an effort to create a wide gap from President Trump. Republicans in the post-Christie era find themselves struggling for relevancy and identity, sandwiched between a Trump presidency that hates ...

The Jaffe Briefing - January 18, 2018

OUR TAKE ON THE NEWS IN NEW JERSEY

STATEWIDE – The state has found a new, innovative way for you to wait on a line, unveiling a pair of mobile MVC offices. It is all about getting those friendly folks at the Motor Vehicle Commission to serve you even better, without the need for you to visit one of those dreadful offices and join various lines of equally-bored wannabe motorists. State ...

The Jaffe Briefing - January 16, 2018

OUR TAKE ON THE NEWS IN NEW JERSEY

TRENTON - Red-blooded New Jerseyans, in their respectable Republican cloth coats, have been dreading today. An actual breathing liberal, once again, takes over the governor's office and ruins everything. It was eight strong years of solid conservative stewardship, they think, as they trudge up the stairs of the War Memorial in Trenton, scuffing their ...

The Jaffe Briefing - January 12, 2018

OUR TAKE ON THE NEWS IN NEW JERSEY

YOUR BACKYARD - If we don't kill our bears, their children and grandchildren will be living in your backyard. That is one way to summarize a 12-page report from state wildlife officials, claiming that Gov.-elect Phil Murphy's plan to stop the bear hunts could cause their population to double by 2022, NJ.com reports. Murphy wants to ...

Lower Tuition Under Murphy? Not So Fast, Rutgers Pres. Says

January 22, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy, following his inauguration last week, ​ticked off a list of lofty goals and​ progressive​ proposals for the state. 

Yet allies and opponents have shown skepticism, or at least questioned, his vision for New Jersey

Rutgers President Robert Barchi made himself no exception, during ​a start-of-the-semester kick-off address at the Rutgers ...

Rutgers Historians Collecting 2018 Women's March Signs

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Believe it or not, we’re living through history right now. That’s why the Rutgers University Libraries want to collect artifacts and memorabilia from the present day.

If you took part in yesterday's women's march in Morristown, or one of the "sister" marches across the state, you should consider donating your signs and protest memorabilia ...

Rutgers Equestrian Team Coach Elected As IHSA Second Vice President

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA) held their annual board meeting in Orlando, Florida, Jan. 3-6. The 55-member board met in general session and in individual committees during the three-day event.

Kelly Francfort Named Second Vice President

Kelly Francfort, coach of the Rutgers team, chair of IHSA Zone 3 and the public relations committee, was named ...

OPINION

Letter to the Editor: Proposed Medicaid Cuts Threaten Families

January 5, 2018

Medicaid – the safety next for millions of Americans – continues to be under attack.

Whether debating healthcare legislation, tax reform or deficit reduction, lawmakers see Medicaid as some magic source of ready-made cost savings. Many don’t seem to understand how intertwined Medicaid is within society; a lifeline for so many families – like mine.

I am the parent of ...

Four New Officers Join the Ranks of the New Brunswick Police Department

January 23, 2018

The New Brunswick Police Department welcomed four new officers to its ranks during a Jan. 22 swearing-in ceremony at City Hall.

Officers Josh Chatterjee, Jeffrey Drozd, Carley Pilkington and Jeffrey Reyes graduated from the Cape May County Police Academy following 21 weeks of intensive training.

They will begin their assignments with the department this week.

Get Off the Couch. Walk the Dog. Live Longer.

January 15, 2018

“Sitting is the new smoking”. This is the new mantra in cardiology and global population health. Sitting, or a sedentary lifestyle, has long been known as a risk factor for the development of heart disease.

Excessive sitting is also associated with a higher mortality rate. Is sitting really as bad as smoking for your health? Why is sitting so detrimental? What strategies can combat ...