Sony, Walt Disney Studios Fail GLAAD’s Studio Responsibility Index

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GLAAD, the nation’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy organization, Wednesday released its third annual Studio Responsibility Index, a report that maps the quantity, quality, and diversity of images of LGBT people in films released by the seven largest motion picture studios during the 2014 calendar year. For the first time, GLAAD this year […]

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Marriage Equality Video Goes Viral in Ireland

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A new video has gone viral to support a “yes” vote on Ireland’s marriage equality referendum. Ireland is set to become the first country in Europe to hold a referendum (with the law not decided by passing legislation in parliament) on same-sex marriage May 22. “Their campaign is based largely on fear and disinformation, and […]

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Spotlight Series: David & Alex

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TNF: How did you start your family?  DAVID: Our son Maxwell came to us through adoption. After weighing our options, we decided an open adoption would be the best choice for us. Because while we were open to the sex and nationality, we weren’t open to babies that were exposed to drugs and alcohol. What […]

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Video: Lesbian Moms And The Pressure To Wear A Dress

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Lesbian moms went to a 20s themed fundraiser for their daughter’s school and one of them went out of her comfort zone and wore a dress.  Here they discuss the event and what their children call them and they are navigating gender.

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Gay Dads Starting Their Family-Making Process

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By Brad Fields and Justin Miles Hi!  We are Brad and Justin from Bristol, Virginia, and we are hoping to grow our family through open adoption.  For those who have heard of Bristol before, thoughts of the Birthplace of Country Music or the “World’s Fastest Half Mile” probably spring into their head, but probably not […]

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7 Days Of Sex

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By: Michelle Villemarie You’re too focused on the kids,” our therapist announced. “You need to reconnect with one another.” She was right. Lately our marriage had felt more like a business partnership than a romantic relationship. I tried to remember when we’d had our last date. When we’d last done the deed. It had been […]

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Phelps’ Granddaughter Attends Equality House Kiss-In

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To celebrate the two-year anniversary of the Equality House, a rainbow-painted LGBT-themed building across the street from the anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church (WBC), a mass kiss-in was held. Many ex-WBC members attended, including Libby Phelps, the granddaughter of Westboro founder Fred Phelps. Phelps, one of Fred Phelps’ 54 grandchildren, left the church in 2009. “There are so […]

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United We Are Strong Launches in Wake of Nationwide Religious Freedom Bills

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A new campaign aimed at uniting LGBT military personnel and veterans launched Wednesday. The overdue effort, spearheaded by OutServe-SLDN, is aptly titled United We Are Strong, and aims to repeal “Religious Freedom” acts throughout the country. Currently there are 30 states that do not have protections for LGBT individuals. Republican Governor Mike Pence of Indiana recently made headlines for […]

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