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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.

Cooper introduced the world to Wyatt Morgan Cooper live on his CNN show.

April 30 2020 11:36 PM

The American Psychological Association has updated its policies to reflect new research.

March 10 2020 4:52 PM

Gabriel Fernandez died at the hands of his mother and her boyfriend after the gay men who'd cared for him were wrongly accused of sexual abuse.

March 09 2020 7:30 PM

Lena Waithe's unambiguously queer character is something, but not enough.

March 07 2020 3:57 PM

Taking public funds while discriminating against LGBTQ parents and putting kids at risk is not "religious freedom."

February 26 2020 1:35 PM

The action was a protest against parenting rights for same-sex couples.

February 24 2020 4:22 PM

The case centers on the city of Philadelphia ending its contract with a Catholic agency that rejects prospective LGBTQ parents.

February 24 2020 10:57 AM Updated