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Abigail Garner

Abigail Garner is a writer, speaker and educator who is dedicated to a future of equality for LGBT families and communities. She speaks from her own experience of having a gay dad who came out to her when she was five years old. Bringing voice to a population of children that is often overlooked, Abigail has been featured on CNN, *ABC World News Tonight*, and National Public Radio. She is the author of the Lambda Literary Finalist, *Families Like Mine: Children of Gay Parents Tell It Like It Is* (2004). She is currently completing her master's degree in Organizational Leadership at the College of St. Catherine with a certificate in dispute resolution from Hamline University. Upon completion of her degree in 2009, her goal is to secure a position in a grant-making foundation or a not-for-profit organization.