Category Archives: Family Profiles

Children with Same-Sex Parents Shine in NYT Photo Essay


Go be inspired by photographer Gabriela Herman’s wonderful photo essay of grown children with same-sex parents in today’s New York Times.

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Homophobia, Perfection, and Pressure on Kids of LGBTQ Parents

Speech Bubble

One of the best pieces I’ve read this week is by a man who explains “How homophobia turned me against my gay mother.” Spoiler alert: He turned back—and in doing so, offers some very useful advice for all of us LGBTQ parents.

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LGBTQ Parenting Roundup: Post-SCOTUS Edition

LGBTQ Parenting Roundup

The U.S. Supreme Court’s arguments on marriage equality have come and gone. While we’re waiting for the court to rule, here are pieces by and about some of those most closely involved with marriage equality cases: the children of the plaintiffs.

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U.K. Retailer Features Lesbian Moms, Gay Couple in New Ad

Matalan ad

U.K. clothing and housewares retailer Matalan has a new ad campaign to highlight their tag line, “Made for Modern Families,” and they’ve included a pair of lesbian moms and a gay male couple among the diverse families they’re profiling.

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Houston Mayor Annise Parker Speaks About Her Family

Annise Parker

Houston Mayor Annise Parker, politician and lesbian mom, spoke recently with local ABC affiliate KTRK about her family and four adopted children.

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