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.

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.

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

Our quest for children is often arduous – and expensive.

July 10 2017 6:22 AM

Sean Dorsey and Shawna Virago fueled a creative insurgency and, in effect, kept their relationship young.

July 10 2017 5:32 AM
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