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First Gay Couple To Be Featured On 'A Home For The Holidays' CBS Special

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 12.18.2014 | Gay Voices

Today’s installment is a special addition to the Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family™” weekly series. When I...

Children Of LGBT Couples Share Their Experiences Growing Up

Posted 12.12.2014 | Gay Voices

This week’s installment the Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family™” series looks at the health and well-being of c...

These Two Dads Share The Story Of How Musicals Have Shaped Their Beautiful Family

Posted 12.05.2014 | Gay Voices

As we approach the holiday season, the Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family™” series continues to bring you heartwa...

What I Really Want for Christmas: How to Tell Your Family You're Having Kids!

Dr. Guy Ringler | Posted 12.04.2014 | Gay Voices
Dr. Guy Ringler

There are many treatment options today for gay and lesbian family building, and sharing your plans with loved ones during the holidays can help muster their support and engage them in the process. Whatever your situation, here are some suggestions for those first conversations.

These Two Dads In Rural Pennsylvania Are Changing Minds About Gay Families

Posted 12.03.2014 | Gay Voices

Today’s “Let Love Define Family™” series installment is written by RaiseAChild.US contributing writer, David Humiston of Pittsburgh, Pennsylva...

These Two Women Unexpectedly Found Each Other... And Then Made A Beautiful Family

Posted 11.28.2014 | Gay Voices

November is National Adoption Month and RaiseAChild.US is celebrating with twice weekly “Let Love Define Family™” series installments in the Huf...

ESPN Anchor Opens Up About How Adoption Changed His Family's Life

Posted 11.26.2014 | Gay Voices

November is National Adoption Month and RaiseAChild.US is celebrating with twice weekly “Let Love Define Family™” series installments in Huffing...

Celebrity Chef Art Smith Shares His Family's Beautiful Story

Posted 11.21.2014 | Gay Voices

November is National Adoption Month and RaiseAChild.US is celebrating with our twice weekly “Let Love Define Family™” series installments in Huf...

Actor And Comedian Alec Mapa And Husband Jamie Open Up About Their Beautiful Family

Posted 11.19.2014 | Gay Voices

November is National Adoption Month and RaiseAChild.US is celebrating with twice weekly “Let Love Define Family™” series installments in Huffing...

How Personal Barriers Didn't Stop These Gay Dads From Becoming A Family

Posted 11.14.2014 | Gay Voices

In today’s installment of the Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family™” series, we highlight a culturally-diverse, m...

Don Lemon Wants You To 'Let Love Define Family'

Posted 11.12.2014 | Gay Voices

What are you waiting for? Don Lemon, host of "CNN Tonight," is featured in the first of a new three-part series of public service announcements (PS...

A Look At The Changing Faces Of Equality And Family

Posted 11.12.2014 | Gay Voices

November is National Adoption Month and RaiseAChild.US is celebrating with twice weekly “Let Love Define Family™” series installments in the Huf...

This Single Gay Dad Shares His Family's Beautiful Story

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.07.2014 | Gay Voices

November is National Adoption Month and RaiseAChild.US is celebrating with twice weekly “Let Love Define Family™” series installments in Huffing...

Lesbian Moms Share The Story Of Their Big Beautiful Family

Posted 11.05.2014 | Gay Voices

November is National Adoption Month and RaiseAChild.US is celebrating with twice weekly “Let Love Define Family™” series installments in the Huf...

The Kids Are All Right: LGBT Families With Kids

Shane Jordan | Posted 11.03.2014 | Gay Voices
Shane Jordan

Despite studies proving otherwise, some people still insist that children are being ruined by this type of family dynamic. They deem homosexual couples as "unfit"parents, but don't seem to have concrete or legitimate evidence to substantiate their claims.

Gay Couple Shares Their Unique Journey To Parenthood

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.31.2014 | Gay Voices

In this week’s Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family™” series, we explore the journey of two men -- one who adopte...

Gay Dads Share Story Of Opening Hearts To 2 Toddlers With Connection To Deaf Community

Posted 10.24.2014 | Gay Voices

This week’s Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family™” series installment focuses on Diligent Recruitment of foster-a...

LOOK: Family Circle Magazine Receives Disgusting Backlash After Featuring Its First Gay Family

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 10.23.2014 | Gay Voices

Women's magazine Family Circle just made history by featuring a gay family in its publication for the first time ever, but they were met with backlash...

This Gay Couple Shares The Beautiful Story Of How Their Family Formed

Posted 10.17.2014 | Gay Voices

This week’s Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family™” series installment spotlights Ed and Joey, who have carved out...

How This Couple Found The Strength To Let Go Of The Foster Kids They Grew To Love

Posted 10.10.2014 | Gay Voices

The couple featured in this week’s Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family™” series installment set out to become ad...

Learn About The Incredible Organization That Is Changing The Lives Of Queer Youth

Posted 10.03.2014 | Gay Voices

An astounding 40 percent of homeless youth are believed to be LGBT. This week’s Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family...

Meet Ted And Xavier's Beautiful Family

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.26.2014 | Gay Voices

This week’s Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family™” series installment follows the story of Ted Gottis and Xavier ...

Focus on the Family

Roberta Kaplan | Posted 11.25.2014 | Gay Voices
Roberta Kaplan

I'd like to present a thought experiment with two different questions posed by two different judges during oral arguments on the legal right of gay couples to marry. Their inquiries relate to whether it is constitutionally permissible to deny gay couples the right to marry because of purported concerns relating to the welfare of children.

Sometimes I Hope My Daughter Will Be Straight

Casey Carey-Brown | Posted 11.22.2014 | Parents
Casey Carey-Brown

Even though I'm gay, even though so many of our friends are, even though we would love her always, no matter what, I still sometimes hope my daughter is straight.

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™...