Gay Parenting


Absolutely No - As in Zero - Cases of Abuse Reported in Lesbian Families

Lesbian moms don't beat their kids, and they don't make their children gay. Credit: Ryan Anson/AFP/Getty Images Millions of children ar...Study: Lesbians don't beat or molest their children. Period. End of conversation.

Kids' Book Prizes to Include Gay and Lesbian Award

American Library Association announces new award Credit: Getty Images
NEW YORK (AP) - An award for gay and lesbian literature will be included i...
An award for gay and lesbian literature will be included in the American Library Association's annual announcement of children's prizes, a list which features the prestigious and influential Caldecott and Newbery medals.

Sorry, Kids, But 'I Have Two Daddies' Is No Excuse for Bad Grades

In a "Modern Family," a parent's sexual orientation shouldn't affect their child's study habits. Credit: Mitch Haddad, ABC/AP
You would think the ...
Homework-eatings more responsible for poor academic performance than same-sex parents.

'The L Word' Exec Producer Ilene Chaiken Talks Lesbian Icons, Motherhood

Ilene Chaiken is mom to 15-year-old twin girls. Credit: Alberto E. Rodriguez, Getty Images
Ilene Chaiken, the executive producer of Showtime's gro...
"The L Word" producer on gay icons, including Peppermint Patty.

8-Year-Old Painting Prodigy Racks Up $250K in Art Sales

PRODUCTION PLAYER! DO NOT DELETE. Proving that it's never too early to carve out a career niche, an 8-year-old painting prodigy is ...Proving that it's never too early to carve out a career niche, Autumn de Forest is making big bucks selling her canvasses to grownups.

Opinion: History and I Will Shake Off Carl Paladino's Anti-Gay Remarks

New York Republican gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino made anti-gay comments in a speech on Oct. 10. Credit: Don Heupel/AP
When I read abo...
When I read about New York gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino criticizing gay people, I smile a little. Does that make me a bad father?

Who Counts As Family? Some Americans Rank Same-Sex Partners Lower Than the Dog

Erick Sosa, left, and Mark Kibby enjoy a day of fun with their sons, Cole and Parker Sosa-Kibby. Credit: Dave Ouano Photography
Despite a growing ...
Unmarried same-sex couples with children, as well as married gay and lesbian couples with kids, are quickly gaining acceptance as families by Americans, according to a study released this month. But, when children are not involved, same-sex married partners rank lower than the family dog in the who is family, who is not category.

Court Affirms Overturning Florida Gay Adoption Ban

Martin Gill ties the shoe lace of his six-year-old son. Florida's strict ban on adoption by gay people is unconstitutional because no other group, e...Florida will immediately stop enforcing its ban on adoptions by gay people following a decision by a state appeals court that the three-decade-old law is unconstitutional, Gov. Charlie Crist said Wednesday.


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