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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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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Our Adoption Journey Truly Begins

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By Brad and Justin To be completely honest, the excitement after our trip to Dollywood and our desire to grow our family was quickly overshadowed with a million and one questions.  Where do we even begin?  How much will it cost us?  What would other people say about us and more importantly, our child?  Brad […]

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Mother’s Day Through A Gay Dad’s Eyes

Mother's Day for Gay Dads

By: Henry Amador Another Mother’s Day is right around the corner. Our fourth since our son was born. As any writer will tell you, especially a gay dad writer, this day gives birth (pun intended) to many articles about how our types of families handle this yearly event. And let me tell you, that there […]

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6 Tips to Help Parents Teach Their Children About Diversity

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By Alexandra Temblador The modern family is a kaleidoscope of diversity, a kaleidoscope that directly reflects the diverse world we live in. Diversity in the human population can mean a lot of things such as race, ethnicity, class, sexual orientation, gender and gender identity, religion, cultural practices, disabilities, and much more. For children, learning about […]

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Spotlight Series: Doug and Brent

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TNF: How did you start your family?   DOUG: Brent and I decided that open adoption was the best way to go for us. We went through the IAC. It was really important that Brent and I knew the birthmother and had a relationship with her so that our child would always know who there birth […]

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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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