Lesbian Home & Family Life
Research Supports Gay and Lesbian Parenting
Interview with Lesbian and Gay Parenting Expert, Dr. Abbie Goldberg author of Lesbian and Gay Parents and Their Children: Research on the Family Life Cycle.
What Would You Do If Your Partner’s Parents Won’t Acknowledge Your ...
Her mom won't acknowledge that her daughter is a lesbian and it's making her partner crazy.
Can My Partner Use My Eggs to Make a Baby that is Biologically both of ours?
Can two women make a baby that is biologically both of theirs? Yes, with advanced fertility technology and IVF lesbians can both contribute to the genetic make-up of their child.
Meeting Your Girlfriend's Parents - Tips for Lesbians Meeting Her Parents
Going to meet your girlfriend or lover's parents for the first time can be daunting, especially so for gays and lesbians. Here are some tips for meeting her parents for the first time.
Setting Boundaries with Your Lesbian Daughter - How to Set Boundaries with Teen
A mom has some questions about how to set good boundaries with her newly out 15 year old lesbian daughter.
Homophobic Parents -Dealing with Homophobic Parents
Some parents just won't accept the fact that you are gay, lesbian or bisexual. How do you deal with homophobic parents?
What is a chosen family?
Buddy G: My Two Moms and Me
Buddy G. is a new animated program for lesbian families. Two moms and their son Buddy G.
Distressed Dad - Repulsed by Daughter Coming out as Lesbian
Here's a letter from a dad who is very upset that his daughter is gay. He thinks she's being influenced by other kids and is repulsed and angry at her.
Mother of Lesbian Needs Advice about her Teenage Daughter
A mom has some great questions about lesbian sex and her teenage daughter.
Moms Questions About Lesbian Daughter
My daughter is in relationship with another woman, why won't she say she's a lesbian? I need some information about my lesbian daughter.
I Want a Child - My Partner Does Not
A lesbian couple already has three children and one of them wants another child, her partner does not. Can this relationship be saved?
Answers About Debt and Savings for Lesbians
Lesbian financial planner Anne Seelye is an expert in helping gay and lesbian couples plan their finances. In the first of a series of articles, Anne helps gives you the answers you need to know about getting out of debt.
Children of Lesbian Parents Study - Teen Children of Lesbian Parents Study
Proof that lesbian parents are as good as straight parents: a study of teens proves children of lesbians are as well adjusted as children of straight parents.
Who Supports Lesbian and Gay Adoption?
Many professional organizations support the rights of lesbians, gay, bisexuals and trans people to have a adopt children. Who supports LGBT adoption?
Where is Gay and Lesbian Adoption Banned?
Which states ban gays and lesbians from adopting children? These are the places where gays and lesbians cannot adopt children.
PFLAG - Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays
PFLAG is an organization for family and supporters of gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgender. They offer support for family members of GLBT and educational opportunities.
Respond When Meeting Lesbian Moms
How do you react when you meet lesbian mothers for the first time? You want to be supportive and show that you understand lesbian mothering, but you don't want to seem intrusive or rude. Here are some ideas of how to approach lesbian mothers.
DONOR INSEMINATION – A LEGAL PERSPECTIVE
When lesbians are considering donor insemination from a known or unknown sperm donor, there are many things to consider for your protection and the protection of your child. Here is an article from an insemination expert about the legal issues of donor insemination.
How to Find a Lesbian-Friendly Sperm Bank
For lesbians wanting to have children, sperm banks can be a good way to obtain sperm. Here is some advice on how to find a lesbian-friendly sperm bank.
The Great White House Easter Egg Roll Controversy
One family tells what their experience at the White House Easter Egg Roll was like.
What is a power dyke?
Top Lesbian Cities & Towns
What are the best cities and towns in America for lesbians? Here are my top picks for lesbian cities.
Tax Tips for Gays and Lesbians
Is there anything specific that gays and lesbians need to know about preparing their taxes? Yes! These tax tips are for gays and lesbians, single, couples or with children.
When Your Child Comes Out: Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay, Trans
For parents, it's hard to know what to do when your child comes out as lesbian, bisexual, gay or transgender. How do you support your gay or lesbian child? Where can you turn for support of your own? Here's what you need to know about when your child comes out of the closet as gay, lesbian, bisexual or trans.
Second Parent Adoption
What is second parent adoption? Second parent adoption is something that gay and lesbian couples should look into when having children or adopting children.
Artificial Insemination is one way for lesbians to get pregnant. Is artificial insemination for you? What are the pros and cons of using a sperm bank or known sperm donor?
My daughter is a lesbian: Why does she dress like a Man?
A mother of a lesbian wrote to me to get some advice on how her daughter dresses. She does not have a problem with her daughter's sexual orientation, but with that she dresses in men's clothing.
Growing Up With Lesbian Moms: Chelsia Rice
Chelsia Rice grew up with lesbian moms. This is a speech she gave in Portland, Oregon's Marriage equality Day 2005 at City Hall. She talks about what it was like to grow up in a lesbian family during Oregon's anti-gay ballot measures.
Postcards From Buster: One Lesbian's Response
A PBS epiosde of Postcards from Buster created quite a stir when the Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings denouced the the program and PBS for spending public dollars on a show that depicts two lesbian-headed families and their children in Vermont.
Gay and Lesbian Adoption Rights
A look at both sides of the issue of same sex adoption.
Parthenogenesis: Creating Children Without Men
Scientists have created mice pups from the eggs of two female mice. Can humans be next?
Home for the Holidays: Tips for Gays and Lesbians
The holidays can be stressful, no matter what your sexual orientation. These tips for gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgenders can help the holidays run a little smoother.
For Lesbian Parents: Coming Out to Your Children
If you are a lesbian parent eventually you will want to come out to your children. Here are some tips, including the risks and benefits of coming out to your children.
Domestic Partner Health Insurance
About.com's Guide to Insurance helps you figure out domestic partner health insurance and benefits from your job.
Florida Rules Gays and Lesbians Cannot Adopt
A federal court in Florida ruled that same-sex couples cannot adopt children. Florida is the only state in the union with a ban on gay and lesbian adoption.
Queer Cents is a personal finance blog serving the LGBT community. Here you'll find great information about retirement planning, investing, saving and even interviews with gay and lesbian celebrities about money. Well written, fun and informational, this is a great blog!
Where would we be without Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays? PFLAG promotes the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered persons, their families and friends.
We 2 Have Parental Rights
We 2 Have Parental Rights, is a website focused on bringing to light the on-going efforts for legal fairness when dealing with the gay and lesbian family.
Lesbian and Gay Parenting
This article published by the American Psychological Association concludes that there is no evidence that gays and lesbians make unfit parents.
Love Makes a Family Photo Exhibit
View these beautiful photos featuring all kinds of families or bring the exhibit to your town.
Family Pride Coalition
The Family Pride Coalition provides a safe and vibrant place for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) parents and their children to gather in Provincetown, MA and in Michigan. The week long camps provide opportunities for children to meet other families with same-sex parents.
Straight Spouse Network
If your wife has come out as lesbian, you too need support. The straight spouse network is for men whose wives have come out as lesbian or bisexual, women whose husbands have come out as gay or bisexual, or anyone who has a spouse come out as transgender.
A 2010 Study Says Children of Lesbians Fair Better than Peers
A new study finds that children of lesbians are actually healthier than their peers.
Does My 15-Year-Old Lesbian Daughter Need Counseling
She found out her daughter is a lesbian and wants to know if she needs counseling.
Options for Lesbians Wanting To Get Pregnant
Options for Lesbians Wanting To Get Pregnant - A discussion of different methods of pregnancy for lesbians.
A lesbian teen's mom is unsupportive of her daughter being a lesbian and how she dresses. How can this lesbian teen get her mother to accept her?
Lesbians: Share Your Pregnancy Stories
Lesbian moms share their stories of how they became pregnant and had children.
Teens Kept Apart by One of Their Mothers
Advice for a teen whose mom is keeping her from her girlfriend.
How to talk to a child who has a gay aunt or uncle
Advice for coming out to children. How to come out to your nieces or nephews or how to tell kids that their aunt is a lesbian or their uncle is gay.
Celebrate being a Single Lesbian During the Holidays
Being a single lesbian during the holidays has it's benefits. Celebrate being single this holiday season.
How to respond to the word "fag"
A reader shares how she talked to her brother about his use of the word "fag."
Rainbow Rumpus Kid's Magazine
Resources for Children with LGBT Parents: Rainbow Rumpus
Emergency Preparedness for Gays and Lesbians
What do gays and lesbians need to know about being prepared for emergencies and natural disasters? Here are some tips to keep you and your loved ones safe in times of crisis.
What do kids with gay parents call them?
What do kids with gay parents call them? What names do children use for their parents if they have two moms or two dads?