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Gay Couple Makes History In South Africa With Birth Of Triplets

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.24.2016 | Queer Voices

A gay couple have become the first recorded same-sex couple in South Africa to have children born of both parents’ DNA by way of a surrogate mother....

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...

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...

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, ...

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...

These Dads Reveal How They Created Their Beautiful 'Forever Family' On A Farm

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 05.31.2016 | Queer Voices

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

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...

Meet Two Gay Dads Whose Life Plans Totally Changed Because Of Love

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 04.08.2016 | Queer Voices

“Some of the most heartfelt, and life-changing thoughts are often expressed without words,” wrote RaiseAChild contributing writer David Humiston w...

We've Heard Lots About Gay Parents But Finally We Hear Directly From Their Kids

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 03.19.2016 | Queer Voices

A groundbreaking new film is taking a compelling look at what it's like to grow up with same-sex parents by speaking with those who are most intimatel...

This Amazing Gay Dad Is Single-Handedly Raising 8 Kids

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 03.18.2016 | Queer Voices

In this week’s installment of the Huffington Post Queer Voices RaiseAChild.US "‎Let Love Define Family®" series, contributing writer David Humist...

How These Gay Men Went From Ex-Gay Therapy To Building Their Beautiful Family

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 03.11.2016 | Queer Voices

Robby and Jeff Busch-Drewery knew that nothing could have prepared them for what they endured in the process of building their family. They did know t...

This Is What It's Like To Have A Trans Parent

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

True Life MTV will premiere a new episode of their "True Life" series tonight that focuses on the lives and experiences of individuals who have ...

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...

Here's What Happens When Kids Age Out Of Foster Care

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

Photographer Aaron Fallon shared an idea with seven other professional photographers in Los Angeles. Together, the group collaborated while donating t...

Two Gay Texans Open Up About Building Their Dream Family

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

In celebration of National Adoption Awareness Month, today’s Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family®” series install...

Here's How These Two Amazing Gay Dads Started Helping Other LGBT People Adopt

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

It’s not the number or combination of parents that defines a family. It’s the love. In this special Huffington Post Gay Voices / RaiseAChild.US ...

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...

The True Story Of Two Soul Mates Finding Each Other And Creating A Beautiful Family

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

Michelle C. of Toluca Lake, California is living her dream. The happiness she found by balancing work and family life is so immense that she and her p...

Here's How One Gay Man Formed His Dream Family -- One Day At A Time

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

It takes a special person to maintain a selfless perspective while fostering children. In this Huffington Post Gay Voices / RaiseAChild.US “Let Love...

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 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...

FABRICATIONS: Making Maternity Wear Accessible For Masculine-Presenting Queer Parents

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

This is the thirteenth installment in a series titled "FABRICATIONS" that elevates the work of up-and-coming queer individuals working in the fashion ...