Gay Dad: The Roots Of A Good Life

Gay dads and their 10 year old daughter

By Joey Uva I have a really good life. I have a husband, a ten year old daughter, two dogs and home to call my own. Life hasn’t always been this good or this easy but if it were not for the strongly planted roots of family, I would not be so blessed today. After […]


Los Angeles Times Festival of Books


The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books began in 1996 with a simple goal: to bring together the people who create books with the people who love to read them. The Festival was an immediate success and has evolved to include live bands, poetry readings, chef demos, cultural entertainment and artists creating their work on-site. […]


Must-See YouTube Channels For Gay & Lesbian Parents


By Alexandra Temblador Every minute, 300 hours of video are uploaded to this site by more than 1 billion users–YouTube. YouTube was a new innovation when it hit the web in 2005, and it has grown exponentially every year. As a video sharing site, YouTube allows individuals from all over the world to create a channel […]


Spotlight Series: Neya and Heather


TNF: Tell me about your family.  NEYA: My name is Neya and my partner is Heather. We have been together for a year now (even though it seems longer). We are raising two kids together.  Our son (Elisha;12) is biologically mine and our daughter (Tyler; 6) is adopted. The kids call me “Mommy” and call […]


Spotlight Series: Justin and Brett


TNF: Tell me about your family. JUSTIN: Brett and I are the proud parents to 6 month old twins Jordyn and Sawyer born through surrogacy. We were blessed with two very special friends who offered, one as surrogate and the other as our egg donor. We have been together for going on 6 years and […]


Autry Explorers: Family Dance Jam at the Autry


Join Family Dance Jam for a different kind of hoedown—back by popular demand! As the DJ spins global grooves, a team of dancers leads lively dance games for families to enjoy together. Be a train, form a bridge, and line up for a modern twist on the Virginia Reel. Fun for ages 2–8. Presented in collaboration […]


Spotlight Series: Natalie and Crystal

Lesbian couple from Missouri

Spotlight Series sponsored by Quinny, a European stroller brand available in the United States.   TNF: Tell me about your family.  NATALIE: We are a HUGE family of 14.  We have been together almost 8 years, and were finally legally married on May 22, 2014 in Des Moines, IA.  Our twelve children are David John (D.J.) […]


Family Fun: Valentine’s Day Treats at Sur La Table

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What better way to say “I love you” than with a treat made with the little ones you love most? Join us for a fun family get together filled with baking, laughing and sugar! Decorate your way into your Valentine’s heart with delicious cookies, dipped treats and chocolate cupcakes made even easier with some helpful […]


What the Heck is Homonormativity?


This week Brandy, Susan, and Jacob sit down to chat about Football and the concepts of hetero & homonormativity. Do you feel like homonormativity is hurting the gay rights movement? Are you a happy and self described “gay assimilationist”? Tell us your thoughts!  If you have any questions that come to mind that you would like […]