Family Week 2015 – Family Equality Council & COLAGE

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Family Equality Council and COLAGE will partner once again to create an amazing week full of fun in the sun with the LGBTQ parents, their children, extended families, and friends who join us in Provincetown from across the globe!Family Week is Family Equality Council’s largest annual event. Going into a celebration of its 20th year, […]

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A Gay Dad Asks, Is One Child Not Enough?

An Only Child

By Henry Amador Our adopting via foster care story continues here in North Carolina. As some of you know, we are licensed to take in two children and have previously expressed our willingness to adopt a sibling group. My husband wants a house full and our son will gladly say that he wants a brother […]

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One Boy, Two Moms, and THE Question

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By: Shannon Ralph It happened. Sooner than we expected. More suddenly than we anticipated. Out of the blue, actually. While we were out of state on a hard-earned family vacation, our 12-year-old son asked us the question we had been dreading for years. Can you tell me about my donor? “Donor” is a word that’s […]

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Spotlight Series: Kimberly and Holly

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TNF: Tell me about your family?  Kimberly: My partner Holly and I were married in New York City 3 years ago on Sept 1, 2011 and we have been together for 5 years. We have a one-year-old daughter, Summer and we will be working on having another child soon. Right now, we are a complete […]

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A Gay Dad’s Father’s Day Promises To His Son And To Himself

Gay dads on the topic of Father's Day

By Henry Amador As I prepare to celebrate my fourth Father’s Day, my mind and its thoughts slowly drift towards my own father (as they always seems to do) as they have done for as long as I can own those thoughts. Much like on Mother’s day accepting that those thoughts are wrapped in the […]

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Lesbian Moms On Date Night In Vegas

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By Brandy Black Susan and I make date nights mandatory.  We even indulged on our family trip to Vegas.  Here’s a snippet of our time out. Warning this video contains explicit language. Not for the kids. Here are some more tips for things to do in Vegas: Take the kids to the Aquarium at Mandalay […]

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Spotlight Series: Bethany and Jenn

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TNF: How did you start your family?  BETHANY: We chose an anonymous sperm donor from a sperm bank called NY Cryos and we did 3 at-home inseminations which were unsuccessful. We then went to a local fertility specialist and did two IUI’s before my wife became pregnant with our first child, our son Jaxson. We are […]

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Lesbian Moms Speak Out About Talking To Their Daughter About “Sex”

Talking to your kids about sex

By Brandy Black I recently posted a video with my 7-year-old daughter and in it she explains how her two moms had a baby.  There was some controversy around it being “inappropriate” for people to talk about “sex” at this age. First of all, it wasn’t sex but more of a biology based explanation of […]

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Spotlight Series: Suey and Christina

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Note from the editor: Suey and Christina have a beautiful little girl who’s a part of the foster care system and in accordance to the rules for foster care in NY her face cannot be shown.  TNF: How did you start your family? SUEY: When we met just under 5 years ago, one of the […]

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