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 airline falsely accused them of molesting their son and then merely apologized.

May 27 2017 1:08 PM

They say the airline discriminated; Southwest officials say the problem was that another member of their party was ineligible.

May 23 2017 2:39 PM

The ACLU and other rights groups have filed a complaint against W. Mitchell Nance, seeking his dismissal for refusing to hear Family Court cases involving lesbian, gay or bisexual adults hoping to adopt children.

May 16 2017 7:12 PM

One would allow adoption agencies to turn away prospective parents because of religious objections; the other targets transgender student athletes.

May 11 2017 3:31 PM

Tennessee's governor signs a bill requiring the "natural" definition of terms regarding marriage and gender, while Alabama says it's OK for adoption agencies to discriminate.

May 05 2017 2:56 PM
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