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.

Confessions of a Gay Dad: Giving My Son a Back-to-School Make-Under
August 25 2014 2:30 PM ET

Confessions of a Gay Dad: Giving My Boy a Back-to-School Make-Under

Frank Lowe

How does a gay dad avoid making his son too stylish?

Op-ed: How One Formerly Ableist Lesbian Mother Opened Her Eyes
August 25 2014 5:00 AM ET

Op-ed: How This Ableist Lesbian Mom Opened Her Eyes

Keston Ott-Dahl

What happens when a baby being carried by a surrogate is diagnosed with a disability? LGBT parents should think carefully about the answer.

WATCH: Excellent Dad Is Totally OK With Son Wearing Dresses
August 23 2014 1:30 PM ET

WATCH: Excellent Dad Is Totally OK With Son Wearing Dresses

Sunnivie Brydum

Seth Menachem know that the most important thing as a parent is making sure his 2-year-old is happy and healthy.

40 Under 40: Gabriel Blau Is a Dad Fighting for All Dads
August 19 2014 7:00 PM ET

Gabriel Blau Is a Dad Fighting for All Dads

Lucas Grindley

The Fighters: The leader of the Family Equality Council has helped make the voices of children a pivotal part of the legal and political case for equality.

40 Under 40: Jeremy Hooper Makes the Political Personal
August 19 2014 8:00 AM ET

Jeremy Hooper Makes the Political Personal

Sunnivie Brydum

The Fighters: Good as You blogger Jeremy Hooper has no problem with engaging with far-right antigay activists, even when they go for the jugular.

Thai Government Stops Same-Sex Couple at Border With Surrogate Baby
August 18 2014 6:18 PM ET

Thai Gov't Stops Same-Sex Couple at Border With Surrogate Baby

Mitch Kellaway

In the wake of two highly publicized scandals, the Thai government has banned commercial surrogacy and blocked foreign couples with surrogate children from leaving the country indefinitely.

WATCH: N.J. Trans Girl Told She Must Attend School 'As a Boy'
August 18 2014 4:11 PM ET

WATCH: Trans Girl Told She Must Attend School 'As a Boy'

Parker Marie Molloy

The mother of a 13-year-old transgender girl has been told that her daughter will not be welcome to attend classes this fall as herself, and would only be allowed back if the teenager agrees to dress and act like a boy.

California May Revise Birth Certificates for Same-Sex Parents
August 15 2014 9:00 AM ET

California May Revise Birth Certificates for Same-Sex Parents

Mitch Kellaway

If passed, the new law would allow LGBT parents more freedom in describing their relationships to their children.

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