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Modern Families

If You Think You Have A Modern Family, Check Out This Guy With 10 Dads

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 12.09.2013 | Comedy

Your contemporary, blended family has NOTHING on this guy. Watch a clip from "The Birthday Boys" above to see what life is like when 10 loving, att...

Who Has The Right To Be This Boy's Father?

The Huffington Post | Lisa Belkin | Posted 08.06.2013 | Parents

What makes a father? Biology? Intention? Months of changing diapers and singing lullabies? That is the question raised by the case of little Linco...

Philip Seymour Hoffman Directs Disturbing New Play

AP | JENNIFER FARRAR | Posted 05.13.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK -- Even the most ordinary-seeming family can get hit by the butterfly effect, a concept in chaos theory where one small change can have huge ...

TV Recognizes Modern Families, So Why Won't Governments?

Marianne Mollmann | Posted 04.30.2013 | Gay Voices
Marianne Mollmann

I don't watch Modern Family, the primetime sitcom depicting "non-traditional" (e.g., same-sex, interracial and inter-generational) couples. Still, I'm struck by how fast family realities change and how slowly laws and societal perceptions about what's "right" reflect those changes.

Divorce LA Style

Annie Stein | Posted 04.06.2013 | Los Angeles
Annie Stein

For my ex-husband and I, leaving each other as kindly and as amicably as possible for our daughter's sake, was the goal. The divorce was about us, not her.

Is Surrogacy on Its Way to Becoming 'The New Normal'?

Fred Silberberg | Posted 08.20.2012 | Parents
Fred Silberberg

Understanding surrogacy's legal structure and its step-by-step process can help make the process more manageable and allow parents-to-be to realize the joy which surrogacy can bring.

The Real Modern Family

Mark Daniel Snyder | Posted 12.19.2011 | Gay Voices
Mark Daniel Snyder

Even the LGBTQ community feels pressure to portray our families as "perfect," upper-class, mainstream, two-parent homes. It's time to be proud of the variety of familial structures that have existed forever and the new ones we are building.

Families Come in All Shapes and Sizes: What's Yours?

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

Show the world that there are all kinds of lives to lead and all kinds of celebrating that needs doing.