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Mother: Teachers Manipulated Child to Change Gender Identity

Mother: Teachers Manipulated Child to Change Gender Identity

By Brian Melley | Jan 22, 2022

A mother who claims teachers secretly manipulated her 11-year-old daughter into changing her gender identity and name has filed a legal case against a tiny California school district.

Christian Couple to Gay Couple: No House for You!

Christian Couple to Gay Couple: No House for You!

Jan 21, 2022

A gay couple in the UK were stunned when a Christian couple rebuffed their interest in a house for sale because of the men's sexuality.

Why Do Couples Use Baby Talk With One Another?

Why Do Couples Use Baby Talk With One Another?

Jan 15, 2022

Baby talk is cute when grown-ups dote on babies. But when adults converse with each other? Not so much. So why do couples do it?

'AITA' Contemplates Gay Man Who Told Niece Grandparents Were Homophobic

'AITA' Contemplates Gay Man Who Told Niece Grandparents Were Homophobic

Jan 9, 2022

A 28-year-old gay man asked on Reddit if telling his 10-year-old niece that his sexual orientation was the reason he was disinvited to his parents' holiday party held on Christmas Day was okay.

Polish Athlete and Her Wife Welcome Child's Birth

Polish Athlete and Her Wife Welcome Child's Birth

By Francisco Ubilla | Dec 21, 2021

When the Polish Olympic athlete Jolanta Ogar-Hill and her wife decided to have a baby, it was obvious to them both that Poland would not be the place to bring up their child.

Britain's Pioneering 'Gay Dads' Now Hope to be 'Throuple Dads'

Britain's Pioneering 'Gay Dads' Now Hope to be 'Throuple Dads'

By Kilian Melloy | Dec 19, 2021

Gay dads Barrie and Tony Drewitt-Barlow, plus Barrie's fiancé Scott, are expecting triplets — and all three want to be listed as the fathers, making them "throuple dads."

How Prelude Fertility Helps Potential LGBTQ Military Parents Turn Dreams Into Reality

How Prelude Fertility Helps Potential LGBTQ Military Parents Turn Dreams Into Reality

SPONSORED CONTENT | Dec 13, 2021

Prelude Fertility's network helps guide LGBTQ+ military families on the path to parenthood.

7 Tips to Avoid Going Over Budget on Kids' Holiday Gifts

7 Tips to Avoid Going Over Budget on Kids' Holiday Gifts

By Amanda Barroso, NerdWallet | Dec 8, 2021

These holiday shopping tips from budgeting and parenting experts can help you find what works for your family.

Disney to Require COVID-19 Shots for Cruise Guests 5 and Up

Disney to Require COVID-19 Shots for Cruise Guests 5 and Up

Nov 22, 2021

Disney Cruise Line will require all guests ages 5 and up to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before setting sail starting early next year, the company announced.

How to Talk to and Support Transgender and Gender Diverse Teens

How to Talk to and Support Transgender and Gender Diverse Teens

Nov 16, 2021

For family and loved ones of transgender and gender diverse children, knowing how to talk to them about gender can present a learning curve.

Married Mormon Couple: He's Gay, but It's 'Great Sex!'

Married Mormon Couple: He's Gay, but It's 'Great Sex!'

By Kilian Melloy | Nov 13, 2021

A married mixed-gender Mormon couple enjoys great sex even though the husband is gay, the couple told the press.

Can At-Home COVID Tests Make Holiday Gatherings Safer?

Can At-Home COVID Tests Make Holiday Gatherings Safer?

By Carla K. Johnson | Nov 12, 2021

Combined with vaccination, home test kits for COVID-19 can add a layer of safety and reassurance by providing on-the-spot results during this second year of pandemic holidays.

Same-Sex Couples Can Now Claim Fully Equal Social Security Benefits

Same-Sex Couples Can Now Claim Fully Equal Social Security Benefits

By Kilian Melloy | Nov 7, 2021

With the end to a Trump-era appeal in the courts, same-sex couples can now claim fully equal Social Security survivors benefits.

LGBTQ+ People Who Come Out Later in Life Face Unique Obstacles

LGBTQ+ People Who Come Out Later in Life Face Unique Obstacles

By Ashley Duong | Nov 7, 2021

A lot can be hidden behind a marriage. For Brad and Cyndi Marler, it was that they are both gay. A few years after their wedding, they told each other their secret. Then, for more than three decades, they told no one else.

9 LGBTQ-Friendly Tips for Navigating Holiday Stress

9 LGBTQ-Friendly Tips for Navigating Holiday Stress

Oct 31, 2021

Matthew Boudreaux, aka Mister Domestic, offers nine tips and resources to help LGBTQ+ manage holiday stress and mental health.

FDA Panel Backs Pfizer's Low-Dose COVID-19 Vaccine for Kids

FDA Panel Backs Pfizer's Low-Dose COVID-19 Vaccine for Kids

By Lauren Neergaard, Matthew Perrone | Oct 27, 2021

The U.S. moved a step closer to expanding COVID-19 vaccinations as government advisers endorsed kid-size doses of Pfizer's shots for 5- to 11-year-olds.

Tom Daley: Gay Fathers Like Him Subjected to More 'Judgment'

Tom Daley: Gay Fathers Like Him Subjected to More 'Judgment'

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 16, 2021

Openly gay Olympic gold medalist Tom Daley reflects in his new memoir "Coming Up for Air" on how being a gay dad attracts heightened "judgment" and unwanted parenting advice.

Suit: U.S. Enabling LGBTQ Discrimination in Foster Program

Suit: U.S. Enabling LGBTQ Discrimination in Foster Program

By Kimberlee Kruesi | Oct 14, 2021

The federal government is funding organizations that illegally discriminate against LGBTQ candidates to become foster care parents for unaccompanied refugee children, a lawsuit filed Wednesday alleges.

Filmmaker Ry Russo-Young Talks 'Nuclear Family,' Her Personal Doc Streaming on HBO Max

Filmmaker Ry Russo-Young Talks 'Nuclear Family,' Her Personal Doc Streaming on HBO Max

By Steve Duffy | Oct 11, 2021

Filmmaker Ry Russo-Young revisits growing up with her two moms and the legal battle for visitation rights from her sperm donor father.

Becoming a Parent Through Surrogacy Can Have Ethical Challenges — but It is a Positive Experience for Some

Becoming a Parent Through Surrogacy Can Have Ethical Challenges — but It is a Positive Experience for Some

By Danielle Tumminio, Hansen Emory University | Oct 7, 2021

There is global disagreement about the ethics of surrogacy, but the fact remains it's an ethically complex issue with both rewards and risks.

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