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From Gay Oppression to Women's Equality: The Evolution of a Novel

Greg Hogben | Posted 11.25.2015 | Gay Voices
Greg Hogben

I set out to write a book to shift the narrative of the gay community and the church. Instead, I ended up writing a different story. After broader exposure to the vast challenges standing in the way of achieving the true definition of equality, the novel aims to shift the narrative of women, the LGBT community, and the determination we all need to achieve real and concrete progress for both.

Here's What It's Like For A Single Gay Man To Welcome Twins Through Surrogacy

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.14.2015 | Gay Voices

One individual is opening up about his experiences having a pair of twin girls through surrogacy as a single, gay man. Honolulu-based videogra...

This Little Girl Just Told One Million Moms What We've All Been Thinking

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 11.10.2015 | Gay Voices

One Million Moms is no match for 11-year-old Amaya.  Last month, the hate group launched an anti-gay attack on Mattel after the company featured ...

'Family Group' Is Fuming Over The Campbell's Soup Ad With Gay Dads

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 10.11.2015 | Gay Voices

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Why Mike Huckabee Is Choking On Those Rainbow Doritos

Rob Watson | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 10.12.2015 | Gay Voices

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A Gay Dad Sounds Off On The Pope's Meeting With Kim Davis

The Next Family | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 10.09.2015 | Gay Voices

Last week, I invited the pope to join my family for dinner. It was largely a symbolic gesture, although, I had a house cleaning action plan and menu...

Inside The Life Of One Of YouTube's Most Recognizable Queer Families

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.06.2015 | Gay Voices

Ebody and Denise are a pair of same-sex moms who document their lives with daughter Olivia through their popular YouTube channel OliviaHas2M...

This Campbell's Soup Ad Featuring Gay Dads Will Melt Your Heart

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 10.06.2015 | Gay Voices

Larry Sullivan, David Monahan and their adorable son, Cooper, are among the many real-life families featured in a new, heartfelt Campbell's ...

What Hillary Clinton Does Not Get About Being a Gay Dad

Anthony C. Infanti | Posted 10.02.2015 | Gay Voices
Anthony C. Infanti

Simply put, the State Department does not need to tell straight parents that they are the norm because, trust me, everyone else does a good job of that already.

Kindergartener Allegedly Barred From School Because She Has Two Moms

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 09.30.2015 | Gay Voices

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Here's Why A Gay Dad Is Inviting Pope Francis To Dinner

The Next Family | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 09.27.2015 | Gay Voices

In March of 2013, I was writing a column about the pope. When I started writing it, I did not know exactly WHICH pope I was addressing. One pope had ...

This Couple Sold Everything They Owned And Moved 3,000 Miles To Create A Family

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.18.2015 | Gay Voices

Jennifer and Kandy Russell-Digilio were so determined to have a family, they moved nearly 3,000 miles to do just that. In this Huffington Post Gay Voi...

Get An Inside Look At Nate Berkus' Amazing New York Apartment

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 09.08.2015 | Gay Voices

Designers Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent are clearly living the dream. Posing with their adorable new daughter, Poppy, the handsome couple showcases t...

How Two Women Fell In Love And Created Safer Spaces For LGBT Youth

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.28.2015 | Gay Voices

While volunteering at a homeless shelter for women and children, Candice and Jaci witnessed things that motivated them to expand their own family. In ...

Why Is It Still So Hard?

Jim Joseph | Posted 08.21.2015 | Parents
Jim Joseph

You would think by now I'd be used to it. You'd think it would be no big deal by now. I've been doing the "going to college" thing now for five years straight. Four years with my daughter overlapped by three years with my son.

Gay Father Sues Over Bullying At Sons' Hawaii School

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 08.17.2015 | Gay Voices

A Hawaii man is suing state Department of Education officials for failing to respond to the reported homophobic bullying his children endured at ...

How One Man's Dead Grandmother Introduced Him To The Loves Of His Life

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.14.2015 | Gay Voices

Sometimes things happen as fate. Sometimes it takes hard work to make things happen. In this Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let...

This Lesbian Is Considered A Father In Indiana (And An Amazing One At That)

The Huffington Post | Noah Michelson | Posted 07.24.2015 | Gay Voices

It is often said that foster children are amazingly resilient. In this Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family&tr...

Just as the U.S. Legalized Gay Marriage, I'm Getting a Divorce

Cheryl Dumesnil | Posted 07.23.2015 | Gay Voices
Cheryl Dumesnil

Standing in the shadows next to happy couples celebrating their love and marriage benefits is something no one wants to talk about: in establishing a legal foundation for marriages that last, the marriage equality movement also has laid a safe, clear, and legal path for those people like Tracie and me, who have decided to divorce.

Gay American Couple Battles Over Surrogate Baby In Thailand

Reuters | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 07.23.2015 | Gay Voices

BANGKOK (Reuters) - A gay couple from the United States said on Wednesday their lives were being "destroyed" after a Thai surrogate mother r...

Meet Two Of The First Gay Dads To Foster-To-Adopt In Florida

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 07.17.2015 | Gay Voices

In this installment of the Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family™” series, contributing writer Davi...

Judge Rules Utah Must Recognize Same Sex Parents On Child's Birth Certificate

Associated Press | Kelly Chen | Posted 07.16.2015 | Politics

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Sharing History: A Gay Dad and His Son Visit SCOTUS

Brent Almond | Posted 06.29.2015 | Gay Voices
Brent Almond

Before we'd gone more than a few steps, people were asking to take photos of us. Okay, mostly they were asking to take photos of my cute kid. Of his semi-toothless grin, blue fedora, pride flag and "My Two Daddies" t-shirt. He obliged politely, a bit overwhelmed.

Gay Man Recalls Homophobic Nurse Trying to Sabotage Baby's Adoption by Him and His Partner (VIDEO)

Nathan Manske | Posted 06.25.2015 | Gay Voices
Nathan Manske

2015-06-25-1435271017-7457709-2015062414351739227415368AndyMillersmall.jpgWhile the birth mother was resting with the baby, Andy and his partner took a break from the hospital to get some food. When they returned from eating, they had a flurry of phone messages from the mother, crying and urging them to get back soon. A nurse had been questioning her about her decision to let a gay couple adopt her baby.

Great News For Children Of Same-Sex Parents

Reuters | By Shelby Sebens | Posted 06.24.2015 | Gay Voices

By Shelby Sebens PORTLAND, Ore. (Reuters) - Scientists agree that children raised by same-sex couples are no worse off than children rai...