I'm a Queer Parent and It's Hard to Not Worry About the Domino Effect of Roe v. Wade for LGBTQIA+ Rights
No matter what happens to Roe v. Wade, the queer community collectively holds its breath. We're trying not to spiral into the 'what ifs' and focus on the 'what is,' but what is happening is the wakening of dormant bigotry.
How Overturning Roe v. Wade Will Impact Parents, Pregnant People, and People Who Want To Get Pregnant
Several states have found ways to work around Roe v. Wade when it comes to restricting abortion rights. But after a leaked draft opinion from the Supreme Court, one's constitutional right to end a pregnancy may be at risk.
From eye rolls, grunts, and slamming doors to unexpected hugs, tween and teens are hard to predict and understand at times. But what happens when we can't translate the actual words they are saying?
'Doc McStuffins' Creator Chris Nee Explains Her Work: 'I'm Writing About Communities, and What It Is To Be Accepted When You Are Not the Same'
Chris Nee talks about rewriting the narrative on family, motherhood, and finding places to fit in on the We Are Family podcast.
The editors at Parents.com emphasize the importance of allyship and moving beyond it to become accomplices willing to take meaningful action.
Children's Book 'Calvin' Illustrates the Joy of Loving a Transgender Child and the Importance of Representation
JR and Vanessa Ford's book offers pieces of their own transgender child's story, but it represents experiences felt by many transgender kids. Calvin shows us how easy it can be to accept transgender children.
When talking about reproduction, reproductive rights, and gynecological health, transgender folks deserve the same inclusive and affirming care as cisgender folks. That starts with changing the language around transgender pregnancy.
Members of the LGBTQIA+ community including youth themselves are using every resource possible to fiercely advocate for their rights. We need parents and advocates to be loud allies for progress. Pride needs to happen every day and queer folks—especially our youth—shouldn't have to fight so hard.
It's a duty for all parents and caregivers to affirm, support, and lift up LGBTQIA+ kids and families—here are tools, articles, tips, and real-life stories to help you take action and create a more inclusive community for all children.