Topics :: gay parents

YouTube’s Gay Family Gets Documentary

By Victor Yates | Wednesday Jun 26, 2013
EDGE talks to members of the Leffew family, who became YouTube celebrities after posting hundreds of videos of their daily life, about their new documentary, "The Right to Love: An American Family."

Study: Kids of Same-Sex Parents Happier, Healthier Than Average

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Jun 6, 2013
A new study finds that children of same-sex parents are just has happy and healthy (or more) when compared to the children raised by heteronormative parents.

Court: Iowa Must Recognize Both Lesbian Parents

Friday May 3, 2013
The Iowa Supreme Court says the state health department must list the names of both spouses in a same-sex relationship on a child’s birth certificate.

Turkey, Dutch Leaders Spar Over Boy’s Foster Case

By Mike Corder | Thursday Mar 21, 2013
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte bluntly rejected an appeal Thursday by his Turkish counterpart for ministerial-level talks over the case of a boy taken from his Turkish parents in the Netherlands and placed in the foster care of a lesbian couple.

Study: Gays and Lesbians Make Great Parents

By Sergio N. Candido | Tuesday Mar 12, 2013
A study conducted by Cambridge University concluded that gay British parents are just as good as heterosexual parents.

Vatican Steps Up Anti Same-Sex Marriage Rhetoric

By Nicole Winfield | Sunday Jan 13, 2013
The Vatican castigated an Italian court decision that denied claims a father’s claims that awarding custody of his son to his ex-wife and her female partner would harm him.

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.

Texas Prof Still Supports His Flawed Gay Parenting Study

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Nov 2, 2012
A Texas professor who published a controversial study about gay parenting admitted his research is flawed but still stands by his findings that children from same-sex couples are worse off than children from straight parents.

Texas College: Anti-Gay Parenting Study Checks Out

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Sep 3, 2012
The University of Texas found that a faculty member did not commit scientific misconduct when putting together a controversial parenting study that claimed children of gay parents were more prone to dysfunction as adults.

Group: Vt. Conviction Boosts Gay Parents’ Rights

By Wilson Ring | Thursday Aug 16, 2012
A legal expert says the conviction of a Virginia pastor on charges he helped a woman flee the country rather than share custody of her child with her former lesbian partner succeed in reinforcing the legal rights of same-sex parents.