The Advocate is a leading source on LGBT families. Read the latest news and studies that pertain to gay parenting. Follow government policies and research in areas like adoption, surrogacy, coming out, marriage equality, transgender rights, and other issues that affect children and their families in the United States and around the world. Learn tips for better parenting, financial family planning, and raising children in an age of bullying and cyber-bullying. Learn about safety, schools, and how gay and lesbian moms and dads can raise healthy and happy kids in the world today.

The world’s largest children’s magazines are (finally) representing LGBT families.

November 15 2017 5:03 AM

Wonder Woman is breaking down all kinds of barriers this year! 

October 30 2017 1:44 PM

Judge W. Mitchell Nance refused to hear adoption cases involving LGB families based on his "convictions." 

October 26 2017 8:59 PM

The law violates the Constitution by allowing state-contracted agencies to discriminate against LGBT people and others who offend their beliefs.

September 20 2017 2:55 PM

Scott Stabile, author of Big Love, shares the story of his sperm donation.

September 08 2017 6:12 AM

The couple filed suit against their lawyer who failed to secure the adoption.

August 22 2017 5:25 PM