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Fisher Price’s proud parenting campaign increases visibility of LGBT parents

Have you seen the Fisher Price photo gallery aimed at increasing the visibility of LGBT parents? The toy company teamed up with Proud Parenting, an online community forum for LGBT parents, to launch their Proud Parenting LGBT Family Photo Gallery. The project features a curated photo collection of LGBT parents and their families that will … Continue Reading

10 things you shouldn’t ask a lesbian mother

As mainstream society has trended toward embracing gay and lesbian relationships, some unfamiliar people can ask questions that may seem insensitive. Much like any heterosexual couple, there are topics that are private and personal. Both parents are important and equal, no matter the science associated with the creation. Like heterosexual parents, lesbian parents have children … Continue Reading

Transgender parenting — Non-biological psychological parent denied standing to sue for paternity, conservatorship, and possession

The San Antonio court of appeals recently decided a case about transgender parenting, including paternity, conservatorship and possession. In re N.I.V.S., 2015 WL 1120913 (Tex. App. – San Antonio 2015, ___). In that case, the Father was born female but self-identified as male and had been raised as a boy. When Father and Mother met, … Continue Reading

What is a Parent? Broadening the definition of parent in gay and lesbian same sex relationships

The legal debate wages on for gay parents as to what constitutes a “parent”. Is it biology? Legal status? Or, in the case of many gay and lesbian same-sex couples, emotional attachment? The question is whether the definition of “parenthood” should include people who have played a key parenting role in the child’s upbringing even … Continue Reading
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