Just as New York legislators are voting on a bill that would legalize gay marriage in the state, the U.S. Census has released data that could have a huge impact on the vote. The census counted same-sex couples and their children for the first t...The new data could play into the same-sex marriage debate.
On Sunday, my household will observe a holiday that is somehow universal and statistically rare all at once: Fathers' Day. Note the location of the apostrophe, indicating the plural possessive form, which is to say two dads but only one day. W...For this family, Father's Day means two dads, one holiday.
"The Interrupting Chicken" by David Ezra Stein For most of this past year, I had a very intense, life-consuming job that cost me a lot of the smaller moments in my children's lives. I still tried to be home for dinner (even if it ...School appearance by two moms raises lots of questions.
Question: Where can I find the following family? Two gay dads -- one slender and uncomfortable offering public displays of affection, the other hefty and prone to flamboyant gestures. Add one adopted daughter of another race, the youngest memb...Watching "Modern Family" is like looking in a mirror.
Lesbian moms don't beat their kids, and they don't make their children gay. Credit: Ryan Anson/AFP/Getty Images Millions of children are beaten or molested every day by their parents. However, those numbers are much lower among childre...Study: Lesbians don't beat or molest their children. Period. End of conversation.
Jon Langbert, a father in Dallas, was told recently that he was no longer allowed to hold a leadership position in his son's Cub Scout troop because he is gay. He was also asked not to wear his Scout uniform at troop events. "We do have a poli...
Teenage children of lesbians are psychologically well-adjusted and have fewer behavioral problems than their peers, a new study shows. Children of lesbian couples rated significantly higher in social, academic and overall competence than other c...
When it comes to foster parenting and adoption, agencies should focus on the applicants' ability to care for a child -- not their religion or sexual orientation. And certainly not whether or not they eat bacon. Baltimore's Tashima Crudup, a prac...
A preschooler at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic School in Boulder, Colo., is not being allowed to enroll in the school's kindergarten program next year. Her parents are lesbians. Allowing the children of same-sex parents to enroll in Catholic...
How did Sara Wheeler go from starting a family with another woman to asking a judge to ban gay adoption? The gay community has called her "self-hating," but she says "It's about motherly rights." In 2000, Sara and her partner, Missy started a family ...
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