By Brandy Black When a day of parenting doesn’t turn out the way you might have expected.
Diane Ponist Recently we have reached a dilemma as adoptive parents. When it comes to adoption it’s more involved than many people think. Especially when adopting from the foster system, many different scenarios come into play. Who to stay in touch with from the bio family is one huge decision, plus changing or not changing […]
By The Seattle Lesbian Tuesday the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) launched its #Equality4Families campaign to raise awareness about the need to reform state laws so that they fully protect LGBT parents’ rights to care for their children. The campaign launch comes on the heels of the landmark U.S. Supreme Court freedom to marry victory, […]
By: Amber Leventry The author and founder of Pigeonhole Books is on a mission. A.S. Chung is using picture books, a gentle tone, and clear but subtle language to help children understand life’s challenges. Using three different book series under the Pigeonhole name, Chung tackles and celebrates topics specific to divorce, same-sex couples and families, […]
Two years ago Richard and Betty Odgaard humiliated a gay couple. After a long tour of the Görtz Haus in Grimes, Iowa, Lee Stafford and Jared Ellers were informed that they would not be welcomed to engage the establishment for their wedding because they were gay. After the story hit at the time, I decided […]
By Alex Temblador If you’re a fan of The Next Family’s YouTube Channel, you may have noticed that editor-in-chief, Brandy Black, recently met up with the YouTube family sensation, OliviaHas2Moms, at VidCon and produced a stellar interview. OliviaHas2Moms is a YouTube Channel featuring two moms, Ebony and Denise, and their daughter Olivia. They currently have […]
Seventeen year old Miranda DeLong received a huge shock as she was returning home from work last week. It was 2am in the morning. She, a proud bi teen, was accompanied by her friend, who is transgender, walking from the boardwalk where they were employed. There before them, scrawled in taggers graffiti paint across her […]