Topics :: families

Lesbians at Helm of Woven, LGBT Financial Resource Site

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Dec 11, 2013
A new Oklahoma-based company, with many women in top positions, is the first to provide comprehensive legal and financial resources to the LGBT community.

Reddit User Asks Community to Help Him Support His Now ’Out’ Son

By Jacob Long | Wednesday Oct 2, 2013
A man identifying himself as a 43-year-old father appealed to the Internet Sept. 18, asking for guidance with his gay son. Here are the top-rated answers from the Reddit community.

Governor’s Signature Legalizes Civil Unions in Colorado

By Lindsay King- Miller | Friday Mar 22, 2013
On March 21, Gov. John Hickenlooper signed Colorado’s civil unions bill into law, legalizing partnerships for same-sex couples in the Rocky Mountain state.

New Book Series About LGBT-Headed Families

Monday Sep 17, 2012
Rainbow Rumpus’s downloadable books help introduce the concept of families headed by LGBT parents to children’s classrooms. ¬†Each contains information about how to talk about LGBT-headed families with children in an age appropriate way.

Home (and Water Cooler) Conversations Move Same-Sex Marriage Forward

By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, LISA LEFF | Thursday May 17, 2012
Just as influential in his thinking, according to Obama, were dinnertime conversations with his 13- and 10-year-old daughters, who have friends with two mothers or two fathers.

The Expanding Home: Multi-Generational Households in US

By AMY TAXIN | Wednesday Apr 25, 2012
Builders across the country are revamping home designs to meet the needs of a growing number of Americans who are now living with extended family in so-called multi-generational households - where adults are living with their elderly parents.

HRC Announces Partnership with RaiseAChild

Thursday Apr 5, 2012
Human Rights Campaign announced a new partnership with RaiseAChild.US, a nonprofit with the mission to promote and encourage the LGBT community to build families of their own through fostering and adoption.

Adoptive Parenting Increases with Same-Sex Couples

Friday Feb 17, 2012
Proportionally fewer same-sex couples are raising children today than in 2006, and their families reflect greater racial/ethnic and socioeconomic diversity than often represented in the media and academic research, according to new analyses.

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

Sunday Feb 5, 2012
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.

NYC’s LGBT Center Hosts "Families" to Help LGBT Youth

Tuesday Jan 10, 2012
On the evening of Tuesday, January 10, New York’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Community Center will host an event titled "Families: The Missing Link in Reducing Risk & Promoting Well-Being of LGBT Youth."