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Category Archives: Family Profiles

Salt Lake City’s Mayor (and a Lesbian Mom) Marries


Jackie Biskupski, mayor of Salt Lake City and a lesbian mom, got married yesterday to her fiancée, Betty Iverson. Both women were mothers prior to their relationship.

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What’s It Like Growing Up with Same-Sex Parents? It Depends

Same-sex Families

Several adults who grew up with same-sex parents have shared their stories recently—including one of the first to be adopted by two men in the U.S.

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LGBTQ Parenting Roundup – Father’s Day Edition


A very happy day to all who define yourselves as fathers, have or had fathers, or use Father’s Day to celebrate any parent, donor, or other important person in your family. Here are a few recent pieces that explore some of the many ways of being a dad.

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Six of Those Slain in Orlando Were Parents

Orlando Florida

At least six of the people killed in the massacre at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando were parents, most of whom left behind young children.

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Progress and Problems: Same-Sex Parents in China and Italy


Italy has just approved civil unions for same-sex couples—but without adoption rights. And in China, one of the first lesbian couples to start a family through in vitro fertilization tells their story.

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