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Gay Parenting

Gay adoption: a birth mother shares her incredible story

I stumbled across a website that dealt with same-sex couples and I learned about open adoption. I looked through the possible adoptive parents and one couple -- Matt and Trey -- stuck out from the rest. They looked a bit goofy, and they seemed truly happy with each other.

Legal Ease: The importance of knowing your rights

Believe it or not, many LGBT couples are not aware of their legal rights when it comes to relationships and family issues. But even those who were aware of their rights in the past are not always aware of their current legal rights, which are changing rapidly with the advance of LGBT equality efforts.

Celebrating Father’s Day in a moms-only family

So, the question facing mom-only or dad-only families is how to best celebrate these holidays, when the gendered definition of a "mother" or "father" is not present in their family?

Iowa high court rules children born to married lesbian couples have two birth parents

"By naming the nonbirthing spouse on the birth certificate of a married lesbian couple's child, the child is ensured support from that parent and the parent establishes fundamental legal rights at the moment of birth. Therefore, the only explanation for not listing the nonbirthing lesbian spouse on the birth certificate is stereotype or prejudice."