U.S. Census Will Finally Count Gay, Lesbian Families
September 19 2014 6:10 PM ET

U.S. Census Will Finally Count Gay, Lesbian Families

Mitch Kellaway

But the Census Bureau will only consider legally married same-sex couples in its new definition of 'family.'

Op-ed: Gay People Raising Kids Has Shifted From Downfall to Salvation
September 19 2014 5:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Gay People Raising Kids No Longer a Legal Target

James Esseks

In less than a decade, our families have gone from a tactic to block marriage equality to one of the best arguments for legal relationship recognition.

Op-ed: My Dad and I Helped Each Other Come Out
September 15 2014 8:00 AM ET

Op-ed: My Dad and I Helped Each Other Come Out

Rosalee Eichstedt

In this family, one coming-out led to another.

Confessions of a Gay Dad: The Pressure to Have Two Kids
September 14 2014 5:00 AM ET

Confessions of a Gay Dad: The Pressure to Have Two Kids

Frank Lowe

Adding to your family is a big step — but that doesn't stop everyone from asking when you're going to have another child.

Wis. Same-Sex Couple Granted Adoption Rights, Marriage Recognition
September 12 2014 3:11 PM ET

Wis. Moms Celebrate Historic Adoption Victory

Mitch Kellaway

With Wisconsin's equal marriage ban declared unconstitutional, parental rights have been able to forge ahead.

Op-ed: My Gay Suburbia Sucks
September 12 2014 8:48 AM ET

Op-ed: My Gay Suburbia Sucks

Frank Lowe

Rural Connecticut has turned out to be Stepford for this gay dad.

10 Tips for Parents of Gay Kids
September 09 2014 7:00 AM ET

10 Tips for Parents of Gay Kids

Dannielle Owens-Reid and Kristin Russo

Is your child coming out? Here are some do's and dont's.

STUDY: LGBT Youth Face Worse Treatment in Foster Care Than Peers
September 03 2014 4:10 PM ET

STUDY: It's Not Getting Better for LGBT Foster Kids

Mitch Kellaway

A new study discovers that LGBT youth face twice as much mistreatment in the foster care system as do their non-LGBT peers.

Italian Lesbian Couple Win Right to Legally Adopt Daughter
September 02 2014 2:28 PM ET

Italian Lesbians Win Adoption Victory

Mitch Kellaway

Despite its refusal to support same-sex couples through marriage equality, an Italian court conceded that stable, loving parents, LGBT or not, may be in a child's best interests.

Swiss Gay Fathers Granted Parental Recognition in Landmark Surrogacy Ruling
August 30 2014 10:01 AM ET

Gay Dads Recognized in Landmark Swiss Surrogacy Ruling

Mitch Kellaway

While surrogacy remains illegal in Switzerland, two gay fathers fought — and won — precedent-setting parental rights by crossing their homeland's borders.

13 Russian Kids Reunited with Families Blocked by Anti-LGBT Adoption Laws
August 30 2014 9:17 AM ET

13 Russian Kids Finally Reunite with Parents

Mitch Kellaway

With Russia still banning adoptions by couples from any country that supports equal marriage, 13 families finally found a closure that continues to elude thousands.

Never Say This to Gay Parents
August 29 2014 1:25 PM ET

Never Say This to Gay Parents

Frank Lowe

The comment in question may seem like a compliment, but it's not.

Are Kids Just a Money Pit?
August 25 2014 8:45 PM ET

Are Kids Just a Money Pit?

Frank Lowe

The cost of being a parent may surprise you — but the experience is also priceless, says our parenting writer.

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