Topics :: GLBT parents

New SAMSHA Guide Helps Support LGBT Kids

By Winnie McCroy | Sunday Mar 9, 2014
In its continuing effort to foster the well-being of LGBT kids, the Family Acceptance Project (FAP) at SF State University has developed "Helping Families to Support their Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Children."

West Coast Doctor Helps LGBT Families Have Children

By Christiana Lilly | Tuesday Dec 31, 2013
Two fathers helping their little girl pick out the perfect Halloween costume, two mothers cheering on their child at the soccer field. For gay couples, adding children to their family is becoming more and more commonplace.

Report: Gay Surrogacies Could Rise By 15 Percent Following DOMA

By Peter Rizzo | Saturday Aug 10, 2013
After the Supreme Court struck down part of DOMA, EDGE investigates how gay surrogacy will be impacted.

Russia Wants to Ban French Couples from Adopting

By Sergio N. Candido | Monday Jun 3, 2013
Following France’s first gay marriage, one Russian official echoing the words of President Vladimir Putin said it is only "logical" to stop adoptions of Russian children by French nationals after the country passed gay marriage.

Boston Offers Resources to Gay Married Fathers

By Tony Hobday | Thursday Jan 10, 2013
In Boston, the range of gay fathers extends to married men trying to maintain their relationship with their kids while ending the one with their wife, single gay dads looking for help, and those hoping to start a family via adoption or surrogacy.

Lesbian Mom Launches Campaign After Teacher Wears Anti-Gay Pin

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Nov 21, 2012
A Washington State middle school teacher’s pin sparked a lesbian mother to launch an online campaign to get the teacher to apologize and to ban teachers from sharing their political views in the classroom.

Modern Day Mother’s Day: Same-Sex Couple Conceives Quadruplets

Sunday Apr 1, 2012
Imagine having two sets of twins born within two weeks of each other? That’s exactly what mothers and same-sex couple Laura Cavin and Sheri Green experienced.

Children’s Book Supports Chinese Tradition of Same-Sex Silk Workers’ Marriages

Sunday Feb 5, 2012
The movement for marriage equality in the United States stands on the shoulders of a centuries-long Chinese tradition, according to new information published by Rainbow Rumpus, the online magazine for kids and teens with LGBT parents.

AIDS Project Los Angeles to Receive $3.5 Million Endowment

Saturday Dec 3, 2011
The agency will rename its flagship food pantry network, also the nation’s largest, as "Vance North Necessities of Life Program" in honor of donors’ late son.

Sweden Offers Paternity Leave for Dads

By LOUISE NORDSTROM | Thursday Nov 3, 2011
Sweden encourages dads to stay at home with their newborn through a parental leave policy that is among the most generous in the world. More than a dozen countries now offer paid paternity leave, usually for a couple of weeks.