Families

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 animated film that went wowed the world has two out creators.

August 08 2017 6:33 AM

In her new book, Parent Deleted, Michelle Darné intimately recounts the legal and emotional battle for her nonbiological children in a system designed to undermine opposite-sex parents. Read an exclusive excerpt below.

August 08 2017 5:31 AM

Wanda Sykes and Portia de Rossi voiced the two moms in this weekend's episode of the popular children's show.

August 06 2017 3:13 AM

Founders of San Diego's IndieFest, this bisexual couple faced down homophobia, discrimination, a seven year delay, and death itself in pursuit of family. 

July 24 2017 5:46 AM

Comic book power couple Amanda Deibert and Cat Staggs on Wonder Woman, geek culture, and making sure their daughter sees queer representation.

July 18 2017 6:43 AM

A sex-positive queer woman on the “mind-fuck” of being in what looks like a traditional (hetero) nuclear family. 

July 13 2017 5:39 AM

MCC’s interim leader is a Cajun lesbian with a surprisingly modern family.

July 13 2017 5:03 AM
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