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As Reproductive Technology Advances, Let’s Remember Parenthood Isn’t Just Biology

Egg and sperm

Researchers at the University of Cambridge have made an advance that could someday lead to same-sex couples being able to use both parents’ DNA to create their children. Cool—but let’s make sure not to use this as a reason to prioritize biological parents over nonbiological ones.

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LGBTQ Parenting Roundup: Solstice Edition

LGBTQ Parenting Roundup

The day may be short, but it’s full of LGBTQ parenting news.

Pull up a cup of something warm and read on.

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Two Cool Ways Canada Is Supporting Queer Families


Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has made headlines by marching in Pride parades—but here are two ways Canadian provinces are supporting queer families (among others) through actual policies: Ontario now recognizes up to four co-parents, and Quebec will introduce discussion of different family types, including same-sex couples, to its mandatory sex education curriculum.

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Of Festivals and Family


(Originally published as my Mombian newspaper column.) It was holiday prep weekend here at my house, our annual festive mash-up of traditions.

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Post of the Week: “Meet My Two Moms”

Kory Mann

This week’s pick is a video from vlogger Kory Mann, an 18-year-old college student living in LA, who introduces us to her two moms (and their adorable dog, Marcus).

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