Practical Parenting: Understanding Trauma in a Pandemic
While LGBTQ+ parents struggle to balance homeschooling, working from home, experiencing unemployment or underemployment, and more, we must take a step back and think about what this current situation is doing to our brains (and the brains of our children).
Practical Parenting: Potty Learning in a Pandemic
Would you like to be done with diapers and pull-ons gently and without bribes? Would you like potty learning to be a bonding experience and not a fight? Is it impossible to change your moving baby’s diaper?
Celebrating National Coming Out Day With Our Families
National Coming Out Day is a time to celebrate the strength, courage and fortitude of individuals who “come out of the closet” as being different.
Our Family Story
We were living in Minneapolis at the time our son, Benjamin, began kindergarten. We loved our elementary school and especially the kindergarten teacher, who was
Single Dads By Choice: More Men Going It Alone
Children are happiest and healthiest when raised by loving and devoted parents, and it is clear that these traits trump numbers. At Family Equality Council,
How and Why I Am Outspoken
I have had a very public and unusual opportunity to speak up in support of my gay Dads: we all went on the Today show
French Government Promises to Legalize Gay Marriage
Good news from overseas: the newly elected French President, François Hollande, promises to legalize marriage equality and allow for LGBT adoption rights! This is a
Beautiful Letter From A Loving Future Father: “A Letter To My Future Son, From A Future Gay Father”
With Father’s Day quickly approaching it is important to remember why we should cherish all the parents in our lives. Accepting, loving fathers and mothers
Building A Family Is Hard Enough.
When you think of Family, what ideas come to mind for you? Love? Commitment? Picnics, playdates, and home cooked meals? If you asked almost anyone
April 1 is National Census Day and it’s not an April Fool’s Joke – the Census will be counting LGBT families.
By Gary J. Gates, Williams Distinguished Scholar, Williams Institute, UCLA School of Law LGBT families need to be visible and counted in the 2010 Census.
Anti-discrimination adoption bill introduced
Discrimination in adoption is a national child welfare issue of utmost importance Denying lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals and couples the right to
Teaching moment gone awry
Last night as I was doing my last check of email I noticed an influx of messages from parents on one of the listserv groups