Family Dynamics

What makes a family? Learn about traditional and non-traditional family relationships, including single-parent families, families with gay parents, military families, and more. Try these tips for making your family work regardless of your family make-up.

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How Catholic Parents Can Better Support Their LGBTQ+ Children

Being raised in a Catholic household, I struggled to balance my queerness, my religion, and my relationship with my family. Parents can help their kids avoid this issue. Here are ways you can create a safe space for your LGBTQ+ children within your religion and boost your relationship at the same time.

How Grandparents Can Be There For Their Queer Children and Grandchildren

LGBTQ+ families need strong support and grandparents can make all the difference. Here are simple ways grandparents can show support for their queer children's families.

A Call to Action for Pride Month: Parents, It's Your Time to Show Up

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. 

The Parents Guide to Supporting LGBTQIA+ Kids

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.

Kids Often Come Out to Their Parents Last and That's Okay

Parents, you might not be the first person to know everything about your child's life, especially regarding their gender and sexual identity, but that's not a bad thing. Here's why they might tell their friends first and how your reaction can make all the difference.

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How To Support Parents of Transgender Kids in Your Community

Parents and allies of transgender youth have the duty to listen, learn, and be gender-affirming caregivers. It takes a village of support to thrive-here are ways you can be part of theirs.