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Post of the Week: “Transition: The Renaming of Hope”

Post of the Week

This Post of the Week is a lovely piece by a queer mom about her partner’s gender transition and their family. It’s not a blog post, really, since it was published in the prestigious Georgia Review literary magazine—but the fact that it appears there is itself notable, and it’s definitely worth a read.

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“Families Like Yours” Film about LGBT Families Gets World Premiere

Families Like Yours

Families Like Yours, a new documentary “exploring the love, compassion, sacrifice, and success of LGBT families in America,” premiered in New York City yesterday, and will soon make its way to LGBT film festivals and conferences around the world. Watch a trailer.

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The Price of LGBTQ Parenthood


What does it cost for an LGBTQ person to become a parent and raise a child in the U.S. today? What are the particular challenges we face? I investigate those questions in a new article for the Advocate.

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Child-Raising Books for Queer and Straight Moms Alike

he Sh!t No One Tells You About Baby #2

Dawn Dais knows her sh!t. Really. The author of three “The Sh!t No One Tells You” books on parenting, Dais offers advice with a dose of unfiltered humor and scary realism. She’s a lesbian mom herself, but her books are for and about moms of all sexual orientations.

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Listen Up: LGBTQ Family Podcast Picks


Already binged the whole new season of Orange Is the New Black and looking for some entertainment?

Try these recent podcast episodes about LGBTQ families and youth.

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