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Study: Shared Parenting After Separation Benefits Children

FAMILY | By EDGE | Dec 18
After decades of child development research, this year, three different groups of experts reached the same sweeping conclusion: shared parenting after parental separation or divorce has substantial positive effects on the development of children.

New SAMSHA Guide Helps Support LGBT Kids

FAMILY | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 9
In its continuing effort to foster the well-being of LGBT kids, the Family Acceptance Project (FAP) at SF State University has developed "Helping Families to Support their Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Children."

West Coast Doctor Helps LGBT Families Have Children

FAMILY | By Christiana Lilly | Dec 31
Two fathers helping their little girl pick out the perfect Halloween costume, two mothers cheering on their child at the soccer field. For gay couples, adding children to their family is becoming more and more commonplace.

Report: Gay Surrogacies Could Rise By 15 Percent Following DOMA

FAMILY | By Peter Rizzo | Aug 10
After the Supreme Court struck down part of DOMA, EDGE investigates how gay surrogacy will be impacted.

Russia Wants to Ban French Couples from Adopting

FAMILY | By Sergio N. Candido | Jun 3
Following France’s first gay marriage, one Russian official echoing the words of President Vladimir Putin said it is only "logical" to stop adoptions of Russian children by French nationals after the country passed gay marriage.

Lesbian Mom Launches Campaign After Teacher Wears Anti-Gay Pin

FAMILY | By Jason St. Amand | Nov 21
A Washington State middle school teacher’s pin sparked a lesbian mother to launch an online campaign to get the teacher to apologize and to ban teachers from sharing their political views in the classroom.

Modern Day Mother’s Day: Same-Sex Couple Conceives Quadruplets

HOME | Apr 1
Imagine having two sets of twins born within two weeks of each other? That’s exactly what mothers and same-sex couple Laura Cavin and Sheri Green experienced.

Children’s Book Supports Chinese Tradition of Same-Sex Silk Workers’ Marriages

HOME | Feb 5
The movement for marriage equality in the United States stands on the shoulders of a centuries-long Chinese tradition, according to new information published by Rainbow Rumpus, the online magazine for kids and teens with LGBT parents.

AIDS Project Los Angeles to Receive $3.5 Million Endowment

The agency will rename its flagship food pantry network, also the nation’s largest, as "Vance North Necessities of Life Program" in honor of donors’ late son.

Sweden Offers Paternity Leave for Dads

Sweden encourages dads to stay at home with their newborn through a parental leave policy that is among the most generous in the world. More than a dozen countries now offer paid paternity leave, usually for a couple of weeks.

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