Gay Parents

Help your child navigate through the challenges of being raised by gay parents. Teach them the skills to handle difficult social situations. Our tips shed light on this family dynamic.

Explaining Sperm and Egg Donors to Children

For parents who use donors to conceive, an unexpected challenge of the process can be explaining the situation to the child. Here, experts offer tips and provide sample scripts for talking to kids about their donors.

10 Things You Shouldn't Ask a Lesbian Mom

You may think your question is innocent enough, but here's why these inquiries are insensitive toward gay parents.

7 Great Children's Books With Same-Sex Parents

These terrific books depict same-sex parents, without making them the stars of the story.

Adoption for Same-Sex Couples Is Now Legal in All 50 States

Mississippi was the last state to ban adoption for couples of the same sex, and a federal judge struck down that ban Thursday.

There's Now a Fun Way to Teach Your Kids Their LGBTs

This video aims to help parents explain what LGBT means.

Does 'Finding Dory' Feature the First Same-Sex Couple in Disney History?

Will we see a same-sex couple in the sequel to Finding Nemo? The answer is yes if the Internet has anything to say about it.

#Obvi! Study Confirms Gay Parents Are Just as Good as Straight Ones

No surprise here: According to a new study, same-sex parents are just as capable as opposite-sex couples at raising kids.

Straight Parents Answer the Rude Questions Gay Parents Get All the Time

This awkward convo actually teaches an important lesson.

We're OK With Same-Sex Marriage, But Kind of Over Divorce

According to a new poll, Americans are more accepting of gay relationships and couples living together before marriage, but less comfortable with divorce.

Mum's the Word

I'm proud of who I am. I just don't always feel like talking about it.

Transgender Man Gives Birth to Healthy Baby, Talks Navigating Pregnancy as a Man

Trystan Reese is a transgender man who just gave birth to a healthy baby boy. He told us about his pregnancy--and why his story isn't so out of the ordinary.

Viral Short Film 'In a Heartbeat' Shares the Challenges Gay Kids Face in a Heartfelt Way

The animated short--about a teen boy whose heart gives away his crush on another boy--has drawn praise from the LGBT community for its sweet story.

Groups Split on Inclusive 'Doc McStuffins' Storyline

Members of a conservative mom group are not happy with Doc McStuffins' recent depiction of a same-sex couple, while LGBT groups praise it.

Luvs Ad Features Gay Dads Hilariously Obsessing Over Child's First Haircut

Watch as these gay parents evolve from newbie helicopter dads to experienced (and exhausted) parents in this hilarious Luvs Diapers commercial.