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Surrogacy and Its Misconceptions

By John Riley | Jun 6
The world of adoption, surrogacy and gestational carriers can be extremely complex and complicated, often hindered by outdated laws and social views.

Study: Shared Parenting After Separation Benefits Children

By EDGE | Dec 18
After decades of child development research, this year, three different groups of experts reached the same sweeping conclusion: shared parenting after parental separation or divorce has substantial positive effects on the development of children.

New SAMSHA Guide Helps Support LGBT Kids

By Winnie McCroy | Mar 9
In its continuing effort to foster the well-being of LGBT kids, the Family Acceptance Project (FAP) at SF State University has developed "Helping Families to Support their Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Children."

West Coast Doctor Helps LGBT Families Have Children

By Christiana Lilly | Dec 31
Two fathers helping their little girl pick out the perfect Halloween costume, two mothers cheering on their child at the soccer field. For gay couples, adding children to their family is becoming more and more commonplace.

Report: Gay Surrogacies Could Rise By 15 Percent Following DOMA

By Peter Rizzo | Aug 10
After the Supreme Court struck down part of DOMA, EDGE investigates how gay surrogacy will be impacted.

Russia Wants to Ban French Couples from Adopting

By Sergio N. Candido | Jun 3
Following France’s first gay marriage, one Russian official echoing the words of President Vladimir Putin said it is only "logical" to stop adoptions of Russian children by French nationals after the country passed gay marriage.

Boston Offers Resources to Gay Married Fathers

By Tony Hobday | Jan 10
In Boston, the range of gay fathers extends to married men trying to maintain their relationship with their kids while ending the one with their wife, single gay dads looking for help, and those hoping to start a family via adoption or surrogacy.

Lesbian Mom Launches Campaign After Teacher Wears Anti-Gay Pin

By Jason St. Amand | Nov 21
A Washington State middle school teacher’s pin sparked a lesbian mother to launch an online campaign to get the teacher to apologize and to ban teachers from sharing their political views in the classroom.

Modern Day Mother’s Day: Same-Sex Couple Conceives Quadruplets

Apr 1
Imagine having two sets of twins born within two weeks of each other? That’s exactly what mothers and same-sex couple Laura Cavin and Sheri Green experienced.

Children’s Book Supports Chinese Tradition of Same-Sex Silk Workers’ Marriages

Feb 5
The movement for marriage equality in the United States stands on the shoulders of a centuries-long Chinese tradition, according to new information published by Rainbow Rumpus, the online magazine for kids and teens with LGBT parents.

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