Lesbian Home & Family Life
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.
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.
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.
Lesbians: Share Your Pregnancy Stories
Lesbian moms share their stories of how they became pregnant and had children.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
Top Lesbian Cities & Towns
What are the best cities and towns in America for lesbians? Here are my top picks for lesbian cities.
Gay and Lesbian Adoption Rights
A look at both sides of the issue of same sex adoption.
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?
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.
Teens Kept Apart by One of Their Mothers
Advice for a teen whose mom is keeping her from her girlfriend.