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29 Gorgeous Photos Show What Families Around The World Have In Common

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 02.04.2016 | Parents

Photographer Michele Crowe has made a name for herself showcasing the American family in its many diverse forms through a series of portraits called "...

Straight Parents Answer Questions That Gay Parents Get Asked

The Next Family | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

“How did you have your children?” is a pretty awkward question for any parent to answer, though it’s a question most often directed to gay paren...

6 Things You Should Know About Alabama's Chief Justice Roy Moore

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 01.07.2016 | Politics

Roy Moore, the chief justice of Alabama's Supreme Court, made headlines on Wednesday when he directed local judges to stop issuing marriage licenses t...

Hate Group Has An Awful Reason For Being Upset With Allstate Insurance

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Weeks after Allstate Insurance unveiled a new commercial starring two real-life gay dads and their infant daughter, a right-wing "family" group blaste...

Lesbian Moms Sue North Carolina To Update Birth Certificates

Associated Press | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A same-sex couple is suing North Carolina to force officials to put both women's names on their children's birth certificates. ...

A 'Dallas' Star Opens Up About LGBT Adoption

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

As a star on the hit TV show "Dallas," Charlene Tilton was the sassy and beautiful Lucy Ewing. When the show ended, Tilton spent her time dedicated to...

Gay Dads Recall The Journey To Parenthood In Heartwarming Allstate Ad

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

With 2015 winding to a close, two gay men reflect on the milestone of becoming first-time parents in this heartwarming ad for Allstate Insurance. The...

Tax Words to the Wise for LGBT Couples at Year's End

David Rae | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
David Rae

Whether you've been together for years or decades (or 10 minutes), 2015 taxes will be the first time many LGBT couples will be filing jointly on their federal and state returns because -- cue the trumpets -- we're married now.

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

Greg Hogben | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer 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 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

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

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

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer 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 Amaya...

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

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Well, that was fast. Days after Campbell's Soup unveiled a new commercial featuring gay dads, a right-wing group notorious for getting worked up over...

Why Mike Huckabee Is Choking On Those Rainbow Doritos

Rob Watson | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

My sons love Doritos. Jesse is a Nachos Doritos guy, and Jason, always his own man, loves the Ranch flavored. I love the It Gets Better Project. They ...

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

The Next Family | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer 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 p...

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

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Ebody and Denise are a pair of same-sex moms who document their lives with daughter Olivia through their popular YouTube channel OliviaHas2Mom. PBS Di...

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

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

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

What Hillary Clinton Does Not Get About Being a Gay Dad

Anthony C. Infanti | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer 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 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A California Christian school is feeling the heat after reportedly rejecting a kindergarten student because she has two moms. Sheena and Lashaune, wh...

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

The Next Family | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer 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 j...

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

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer 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 02.02.2016 | Queer 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 02.02.2016 | Queer 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 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

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

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

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

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