Category Archives: Family Creation

Finally Pregnant, but Still Worrying: One Woman’s Story

Pregnant belly

Thanks to Sarah Toce, founder and publisher of The Seattle Lesbian, for this guest post about becoming pregnant after fertility struggles and still feeling anxiety and guilt despite the good news.

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Pro-Choice Means Having Choices


When Ilyse Hogue, President of NARAL Pro-Choice America, announced that she was pregnant, anti-choice activists reacted with surprise, as if being in favor of abortion rights meant being anti-pregnancy. RH Reality Check responded in turn with the Tumblr Pregnant, Parenting, and Pro-Choice, showing that the three can and do co-exist. Here’s my contribution—share yours.

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Resources for LGBTQ Prospective Foster Parents

National Foster Care Month

Thinking of becoming a foster parent? Here are some ideas for where to start, in celebration of National Foster Care Month.

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Most LGBTQ-Inclusive National Foster Care Month Proclamation Ever

President Barack Obama

For the first time, a president has been fully inclusive of LGBTQ parents in a proclamation for National Foster Care Month or its counterpart, National Adoption Month. We still have a long way to go before equality in foster care and adoption, however.

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Updated Guide to LGBT Health Covers Parenting and Much More

Fenway Guide

Many of us LGBTQ people have had awkward, if not discriminatory, encounters with health care professionals. A newly revised guide aims to change that.

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