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The Millers Share The Beautiful Story Of How Their Military Family Was Formed

Posted 09.19.2014 | Gay Voices

The obstacles to family building faced by the couple featured in this week’s Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family™...

This Groundbreaking Program Is Helping Queer Families

Posted 09.05.2014 | Gay Voices

In this week’s Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family™” series installment, we talk with Audra Langley, Ph.D., asso...

Dad, Can You Explain to My Friend Where My Mom Is?

Christopher Thangaraj | Posted 09.02.2014 | Gay Voices
Christopher Thangaraj

However we respond to these types of questions, from children or adults, whether innocent or malicious, the one thing we need to keep in mind is this: our children are within earshot and this is how they learn to answer the same questions when they are posed to them.

How This Single Lesbian Got On The Path To Building Her Dream Family

Posted 08.29.2014 | Gay Voices

This week’s Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family™” series installment introduces a prospective foster-adoptive mo...

This Is The Beautiful True Story Of How One Gay Couple Created Their Family

Posted 09.02.2014 | Gay Voices

This week’s Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US Let Love Define Family™” installment highlights the joys of Adoption Day for Scott Sparks,...

A Matter of Words

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 08.13.2014 | Gay Voices
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

Folks are not familiar with issues around adoption and don't know the correct language to use unless they have been impacted by adoption or educated on the issues. Likewise with the LGBT community.

A Heinous New Anti-LGBT Law Aimed At 'Non-Traditional' Families Could Be Headed Our Way

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.08.2014 | Gay Voices

This week’s Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family™” installment features a Call to Action by RaiseAChild.US Founde...

One Couple's Incredible Journey To Becoming Parents

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.01.2014 | Gay Voices

This week’s Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family™” installment features an exclusive glimpse into a family’s fi...

Lesbian Couple Share Their Story Of Creating A Family

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 07.25.2014 | Gay Voices

This week’s Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family” installment spotlights Diane and Cherie. The couple have chosen t...

How This Lesbian Couple Is Fighting To Make Florida A Better Place For All Families

Posted 07.18.2014 | Gay Voices

This week’s Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family” installment highlights the journey of a couple from Florida who o...

Gay Son Reflects On Growing Up In The '80s With Lesbian Mom

Posted 07.11.2014 | Gay Voices

This week’s Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family” installment features an interview with Brian Doyle, age 41, a Los...

Chasing Summertime Memories: A Gay Father's Reflections

Posted 07.04.2014 | Gay Voices

This week’s installment of the Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family” series is a personal tribute to summers past, ...

Reverend Who Performed Same-Sex Weddings Shares Personal Story About His Beautiful Family

Posted 06.27.2014 | Gay Voices

This week’s installment of the Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family” series comes from two men raised in the Midwes...

The Beautiful Story Of A Military Family Living And Loving In A Post-DADT World

Posted 06.20.2014 | Gay Voices

This week’s installment of the Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family” series honors the many LGBT-headed families wh...

Gay Dads Share Their Personal Stories For Father's Day

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 06.13.2014 | Gay Voices

This week in the Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family” series, gay fathers from around the country tell us about thei...

These Gay Dads Got An Unexpected Surprise When They Adopted Their 4 Sons

Posted 06.06.2014 | Gay Voices

This week’s story from Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family” series spotlights Steve and Trevor whose four young bo...

This Is The Beautiful Story Of 2 Gay Dads Who've Raised 4 Sons

The Huffington | James Nichols | Posted 05.27.2014 | Gay Voices

This week’s Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family” series installment features Ricardo and Jesse Ortiz-Barreto, happ...

State's Supreme Court Halts Same-Sex Adoption Cases

AP | Posted 05.17.2014 | Politics

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Supreme Court has ordered a temporary halt of several district judges' orders requiring the Utah Department of Health...

You Can Help This Teen Find A Loving Family To Call His Own

Posted 05.16.2014 | Gay Voices

(Editor's Note: Rich Valenza of RaiseAChild.Us tell us this week’s Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family” series ins...

The Story Of These Two Gay Dads Will Warm Your Heart

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 05.09.2014 | Gay Voices

In this week’s Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family” series installment, Rich Valenza of RaiseAChild.US takes us al...

The Incredible True Story Of This Couple Who Adopted 12 Special Needs Children

Posted 05.02.2014 | Gay Voices

This week’s Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family” series installment introduces two women who are raising an amazin...

How This Couple Found Their 'Forever Family'

Posted 04.25.2014 | Gay Voices

This week’s Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family” series installment features two women who have created a national...

The Phone Call That Changed This Gay Couple's Life Forever

Posted 04.11.2014 | Gay Voices

This week’s installment of the Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family” series features the family story of Dave Taylo...

The Beautiful Story Of How Two Gay Men Changed These Boys' Lives Forever

Posted 04.04.2014 | Gay Voices

This week’s installment of the Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family” series is written by Michael Arden-Sonego, a f...

The Incredible Story Of What Happened When This Mormon Family's 13-Year-Old Son Came Out

Posted 03.31.2014 | Gay Voices

This week’s Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family” series installment challenges our readers by combining the triple...