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Love Conquers Everything: Bryon Adopts Jason

Gays With Kids | Posted 04.21.2017 | Queer Voices
Gays With Kids

Originally published on Gays With Kids, by David Dodge. Most fathers have to wait years before hearing their children say, “I love you.” Bryon Den...

Ricky Martin Opens Up About Expanding His Family, Upcoming 'Big' Wedding

The Huffington Post | Noah Michelson | Posted 04.17.2017 | Queer Voices

Ricky Martin recently sat down with “CBS Sunday Morning’s” to chat about his Las Vegas residency and used the opportunity to look both back on h...

From IKEA to Ellen: The Beautiful Story Of These Gay Dads And Their Triplets

Gays With Kids | Posted 04.14.2017 | Queer Voices
Gays With Kids

Originally published on Gays With Kids, by Erika Prins Simonds. Justin Ruehs and Adam Smeets tried for two and a half years with three surrogates befo...

The Human Limits Of A Superhuman Single Gay Dad

Gays With Kids | Posted 03.25.2017 | Queer Voices
Gays With Kids

This post originally appeared on Gays With Kids. Written by Michael Lambert. After decades of fostering at-risk children in Missouri, Allen Bangs adop...

Thanks, Obama: A Gay Dad's Love Letter To POTUS

Frank Bua | Posted 01.09.2017 | Queer Voices
Frank Bua

Dear Mr. President,Sweeping rhetoric aside, it wasn’t love at first sight. As a social studies teacher, I was delighted by the possibilities of hope...

Rehoboth Beach, Delaware's Cory Garrett Rose & Jeffrey Harrison Rose: "Love Is Love; Be An Example"

Michael Cook | Posted 10.25.2016 | Queer Voices
Michael Cook

The question "what makes a family" seems to pop up frequently on the evening news, but Cory Garrett Rose and Jeffrey Harrison Rose could be an example for many to follow.

My Favorite Father & Son Movies 

Gays With Kids | Posted 10.21.2016 | Queer Voices
Gays With Kids

And how they helped me become a better parent. This post originally appeared on Gays With Kids. By David Blacker. As a child growing up in the eigh...

Kid's Magazine Apologizes After Eyebrow-Raising Response On LGBT Families

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 10.18.2016 | Queer Voices

Kids’ magazine Highlights for Children is feeling the heat after offering a cagey response to a reader who complained about what she interpreted as ...

Cheyenne Jackson And His Husband Reveal BIG News Via Instagram

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 01.09.2017 | Queer Voices

Cheyenne Jackson is a father... times two! The Broadway and television actor-singer and his husband, Jason Landau, welcomed a pair of twins over the w...

Kids Need Mom & Dad, Iowa Rep. King Says, Citing Research He's Never Read

David G. Dodge | Posted 10.04.2016 | Queer Voices
David G. Dodge

Iowa Representative Steven King took to CNN to defend Republican nominee Donald Trump's recently unveiled plan to provide universal paid maternity leave and subsidies for child care.

Politics Of The Heart In Albany, CA

Jon Raj | Posted 09.15.2016 | Queer Voices
Jon Raj

Who I am today has been largely shaped by the battles I have fought my entire life. From the moment I acknowledged my sexuality I have struggled with...

TV Producer Richie Jackson On Why He 'Has Always Felt Lucky To Be Gay'

The Huffington Post | Karah Preiss | Posted 09.03.2016 | HuffPost Live 321


Here's How These Two Moms Created Their Beautiful Family

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.12.2016 | Queer Voices

Oftentimes, foster and adoptive families are matched with children so perfectly, that the parents tell us that their family formation was nothing shor...

These Two Dads Share The Incredible Story Of Creating Their Family

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.05.2016 | Queer Voices

“There are so many kids in the foster care system and, at the same time, so many gay people who are hoping to build a family. It just seems to me th...

These Two Dads Share The Story Of How They Created Their Beautiful Family

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 07.22.2016 | Queer Voices

To see Steve Ledoux and Mark Becktold with their kids, you would naturally assume they had been planning for this moment all of their lives. But for t...

Meet The Animated Gay Dads Who'll Make Their Nickelodeon Debut

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 07.18.2016 | Queer Voices

Nickelodeon is set to break fresh ground by introducing a married, biracial gay couple on Wednesday’s episode of the animated series, “The Loud Ho...

These Two Men Gave Up A Big City Dream For Their Dream Of A Family

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 07.01.2016 | Queer Voices

After trying parenthood Brian Blythe and John Kristiansen thought they didn’t get the part; however, they got called in for a second audition. In th...

How Growing Up With Two Dads Shaped This Diver's Olympic Dreams

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 07.27.2016 | Queer Voices

Olympic diving hopeful Jordan Windle looks back on his experience growing up with two dads in a new docuseries. Debuting June 28 on Lifetime, "Gold Me...

What Parents Of Straight Kids Will Never Understand About Orlando

YourTango | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 06.18.2016 | Queer Voices

Think you know what it's like to be the parent of an LGBTQ kid? Think again. I finally cried this morning. My friend Cathy reached out to ask how my h...

Here's The Beautiful Story Of How These Dads Created Their Family Over 3 Decades

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 06.17.2016 | Queer Voices

In this week’s installment of the Huffington Post Queer Voices RaiseAChild.US "‎Let Love Define Family®" series, and in honor of Father’s Day, ...

A Gay Dad's Open Letter To Donald Trump

The Next Family | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 06.16.2016 | Queer Voices

I woke Sunday morning to my phone chirping that a new text message had arrived. It was from my radio show co-host, Steph Taylor inviting me to a vigil...

'Will It Be Safe There?' The Question I Can't Answer

David Valdes Greenwood | Posted 06.13.2016 | Parents
David Valdes Greenwood

We are Americans in peacetime living in a quiet neighborhood, and yet I couldn't offer her promises of safety. For we are a nation under siege: we just refuse to act like it.

These Gay Dads Prove You're Never Too Old To Start Your Own Beautiful Family

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 06.03.2016 | Queer Voices

In this week’s RaiseAChild “Let Love Define Family®” series installment for Huffington Post Queer Voices, contributing writer David Humiston sp...

This Church Is Helping To Create Beautiful Families Like This One

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 05.20.2016 | Queer Voices

Few churches throughout the United States have as long or as solid of a reputation for respecting, accepting and supporting its LGBT parishioners as A...

That's My Daddy: Two Moms Figure Out How To Tell The Truth About Their Family

Robin Hopkins | Posted 05.09.2017 | Queer Voices
Robin Hopkins

Over time, this book reminded me of the love that Mary and I had and how much we wanted to have a family -- how much we wanted to raise good people that would go out into the world and contribute. It reminded me that we made our kid of love just like everyone else.