Currently in Arizona, the law states that judges should give homes with a man and a woman preference in adoption cases over same-sex couples or single individuals. However, Senator Steve Farley introduced a bill that would change the law and effectively drop the “mother and father” aspect of the adoption law, making adoption an equal playing field […]
If you’re not a Necco Sweethearts candy fan, you will be after you watch their adorable new ad! Necco casted Jack and George, a gay couple that has been together for 55 years to star in their Valentine’s Day ad and they’re about the cutest couple you’ve ever seen. 2016 marks the first year that […]
Mark Edwards and Christian Newman are an engaged Auckland couple who want to start a family through surrogacy, and if they do so, they could be the first gay couple to have a child using New Zealand’s official surrogate system. It’s only been since December 2013 that New Zealand changed their laws to allow single […]
By Alex Temblador This last weekend, I was speaking to someone about growing older and the different stages of life. Of course, parenting was one of the topics that we discussed, but more specifically, becoming a single parent by choice. For this person that I spoke with, becoming a single parent by choice never seemed […]
Modern Family Surrogacy proudly supports the LGBT community in their surrogacy journey to parenthood. The Next Family: How did you start your family? Dell: We were actually together almost 4 years before we got a phone call one morning from Robert’s mother. She expressed that she was ready to be a grandmother. She said […]
High school senior Drake Wilson recently came out to his parents after watching HBO’s adaptation of The Normal Heart, Larry Kramer’s iconic play about the AIDS crisis in the 1980s. He even posted an adorable YouTube video of him coming out. So what did his parents do after their son announced he was gay? They celebrated […]
By Brandy Black We continue our weekly vlog and news series with one of our favorite commercials promoting gay marriage in Australia and we discuss the word of the year for 2015. If you would like to watch more videos, subscribe to The Next Family YouTube Channel.
By Jillian Lauren A friend stopped by the other night and as I was busy burning some chicken for us all, I caught her looking at me with a combination of horror and pity. It turned out my bright lipstick (the shade I chose to cheer myself up) had migrated across my face, leaving me […]
By Brandy Black Our 7-year-old daughter explains to her younger siblings what MLK Day is and how Martin Luther King had dreams for people on The Next Family channel. For more videos, subscribe to The Next Family channel.
By Alex Temblador I’ve always been close to my sister. I knew that my sister had mental and physical disabilities and that was how she was born, but I didn’t see my sister, Tiffany, as different from everyone else. I just saw her as she was then and as she is to me today, my favorite person. […]