Topics :: families

Ira Sachs on 'Love is Strange'

By David Lamble | Saturday Aug 30, 2014
An interview with "Love is Strange" director Ira Sachs explores his philosophy and methods as American queer film's most adroit chronicler of relationships.

Marriage Equality's Race Back to the Supreme Court

By Justin Snow | Monday Aug 11, 2014
A case challenging Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage reached the U.S. Supreme Court Friday, marking the third marriage equality case now before the nation's highest court.

New Website Supports Gay Dads

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Sunday Jun 15, 2014
Celebrate Father’s Day by visiting Gays With Kids, a website designed to help gay dads navigate fatherhood.

Lesbians at Helm of Woven, LGBT Financial Resource Site

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Dec 11, 2013
A new Oklahoma-based company, with many women in top positions, is the first to provide comprehensive legal and financial resources to the LGBT community.

Reddit User Asks Community to Help Him Support His Now ’Out’ Son

By Jacob Long | Wednesday Oct 2, 2013
A man identifying himself as a 43-year-old father appealed to the Internet Sept. 18, asking for guidance with his gay son. Here are the top-rated answers from the Reddit community.

Governor’s Signature Legalizes Civil Unions in Colorado

By Lindsay King- Miller | Friday Mar 22, 2013
On March 21, Gov. John Hickenlooper signed Colorado’s civil unions bill into law, legalizing partnerships for same-sex couples in the Rocky Mountain state.

New Book Series About LGBT-Headed Families

Monday Sep 17, 2012
Rainbow Rumpus’s downloadable books help introduce the concept of families headed by LGBT parents to children’s classrooms. ¬†Each contains information about how to talk about LGBT-headed families with children in an age appropriate way.

Home (and Water Cooler) Conversations Move Same-Sex Marriage Forward

By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, LISA LEFF | Thursday May 17, 2012
Just as influential in his thinking, according to Obama, were dinnertime conversations with his 13- and 10-year-old daughters, who have friends with two mothers or two fathers.

The Expanding Home: Multi-Generational Households in US

By AMY TAXIN | Wednesday Apr 25, 2012
Builders across the country are revamping home designs to meet the needs of a growing number of Americans who are now living with extended family in so-called multi-generational households - where adults are living with their elderly parents.

HRC Announces Partnership with RaiseAChild

Thursday Apr 5, 2012
Human Rights Campaign announced a new partnership with RaiseAChild.US, a nonprofit with the mission to promote and encourage the LGBT community to build families of their own through fostering and adoption.