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Gay Parenting

By: Dan Woog
December 22nd, 2014

Dan Woog interviews Rob Watson about his family's holiday traditions, from the usual to the unique.

Gay Parenting | LGBT News

By: Dan Woog
August 19th, 2014

It’s astonishing, and frustrating. Though 97% of peer-reviewed papers agree that climate change is man-made, those 3% of deniers squawk loudly enough to get their voices heard, often in mainstream media.

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By: Amy Demma
June 26th, 2014

What Happened with the Texas Gay Fathers Case? Photo via GLAAD, courtesy Jason Hanna and Joe Riggs

Family Building | Gay Parenting

By: Dr. Mark P. Leondires
June 12th, 2014

Celebrating Father's Day, Sunday, June 15th, Dr. Mark Leondires, Medical Director of Gay Parents to Be, reflects on his own journey as a gay parent. Learn about his rewarding experience of being a father of two. Flash back. My teenager years. I had always assumed I would have a family of my own. However, the journey was a circuitous path finding the right person to build a family with, meeting my husband-to-be, and discussing children – all the while sitting across from other heterosexual couples and gay men in my office who were taking charge of their family building goals, and then taking the plunge.

Gay Parenting

By: Dan Woog
May 22nd, 2014

Celebrate The Summer With Family It’s only May. Not quite summer. But after a long winter and cold spring, Martha and the Vandellas’ advice is apt: The time is right for dancing in the street.

Gay Parenting | Gay Surrogacy | Surrogacy Law

By: Dan Woog
April 25th, 2014

Some kinds of myths – the “traditional story” ones -- are great. They provide entertainment and information, and help us make sense of the world. Other myths – those widely held, but false, beliefs -- are not good. In the LGBTQ world, myths can be downright dangerous.

Family Building | Gay Parenting | Gay Surrogacy

By: Gay Parenting Team
March 31st, 2014

For LGBT parents-to-be, very exciting developments lie ahead. Here are five new developments in the medical world that are aiding many same-sex couples and singles by choice to build the family of their dreams.

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By: Dan Woog
March 10th, 2014

Amid good news, gay parenting is still a challenge. Uganda. Russia. Arizona.

Family Building | Gay Parenting

By: Lisa Rosenthal
December 9th, 2013

What Does It Mean to Give a Gift? The gift giving season is in full force. It has been over a week since Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but we are still seeing some Cyber week deals. Even today has been deemed "Green Monday" by retailers in their latest attempt to lure shoppers. So, yes, gift buying and giving is in full force!

Family Building | Gay Parenting

By: Gay Parenting Team
November 25th, 2013

Relationship and dating experts tackled this hot topic on a recent YourTango discussion group about the growth of LGBT couples having their own children through third-party reproduction or adoption.

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By: Gay Parenting Team
November 18th, 2013

Gay parents give thanks often: When we settle on a reproductive method we feel comfortable with. When one partner, or a surrogate, becomes pregnant. When we welcome a new baby into our family.

Gay Parenting | Gay Surrogacy

By: Gay Parenting Team
November 1st, 2013

A Documentary of Gay Parenting and Love World-renowned songwriter Desmond Child is known for songs like "Livin' On A Prayer" and "(Dude) Looks Like A Lady", but he is also known as "Dad" to his two sons Roman and Niro. Twelve years ago, Desmond and his lifelong partner Curtis Shaw began the journey to parenthood and filmed the entire process of creating their family. TWO: The Story of Roman and Niro documents everything- from the preconception, to the boys growing up with two dads and their relationship with Angela Whittaker, their surrogate.