Topics :: children

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Girls & Autism

By Lindsey Tanner | Oct 26
Many girls with autism have social skills that can mask the condition. And some girls are born without autism despite the same genetic mutations seen in boys with the condition.

Fink and Marxer Release CD Reflecting Diverse Families

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 3
Inspired by Marlo Thomas' "Free to Be A Family," longtime musical duo Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer have released their 44th album, "Dancin' In the Kitchen: Songs for All Families."

Could Transwoman Be Implanted With Artificial Uterus?

By EDGE | Mar 18
A recent uterine transplant at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden, together with in vitro fertilization, resulted in the birth of a healthy and fully developed child, carried to term by its birth mother. Could it work for MTF transwomen?

I'm Gay and I Want My Kid to Be Gay, Too, Says Sally Kohn

By Winnie McCroy | Feb 24
Lesbian commentator Sally Kohn set tongues wagging this week when she wrote that she hopes her daughter grows up gay, like her.

Doctor Refuses Treatment for Lesbian Couple's Baby

By Winnie McCroy | Feb 19
A Michigan lesbian couple has finally received a reply from a doctor who refused to treat their baby girl last fall because it was incompatible with her personal and religious beliefs.

Mobile Apps Still Collect Information on Kids

By Anne Flaherty | Dec 9
More than a year after federal regulators issued new privacy rules for kids' mobile apps, online stores are flooded with cute and silly software programs that quietly collect vast amounts of data on the youngest consumers.

Lesbian Mom Kickstarts Donor-Conceived Children's Book

By Winnie McCroy | Nov 15
A U.S. Navy veteran and lesbian author of a new, professionally-illustrated children's book for donor-conceived children of two-mom lesbian families has launched a Kickstarter campaign to publish the book.

A Guide To Starting Your Family Via Surrogate

By Winnie McCroy | Oct 31
Gay male couples who want to have a biological child of their own must often engage in a long and expensive process involving a gestational surrogate. EDGE can help make it easier!

Sara Gilbert Pregnant With Linda Perry's Baby

By Winnie McCroy | Sep 11
Hold onto your hats, fans of "The Talk." Actress Sara Gilbert announced that she is pregnant with her first child with rock star/music producer wife Linda Perry of 4 Non Blondes.

Mary Lambert Performs at R Baby Fundraiser at Hammerstein

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 21
On July 23 at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City, Mary Lambert and others will perform to raise funds at R Baby Foundation's Rockin' to Save Babies Lives benefit concert.

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