Category Archives: Family

Mormon Church Bars Same-Sex Couples and Their Children

From The New York Times | Nov 6th, 2015 “Children of same-sex couples will not be able to join the Mormon Church until they turn 18 — and only if they move out of their parents’ homes, disavow all same-sex...

A Naked Notion ‘BDSM 101’ Video Comes Under Fire In Social Media

A Naked Notion Youtube video series featuring Laci Green has been prepared with the support of Planned Parenthood and is intended to spur a discussion between young people and the adults in their lives regarding varying types of relationships and...

Transgender Child: A Parent’s Difficult Choice via Our America with Lisa Ling

How difficult would it be for a Sunday school teacher to accept and embrace his transgender child when that child’s gender identity lies in direct conflict with his or her Dad’s core beliefs and spiritual teachings? “Hailey, a young biological...

The Story Of The Boy In The Pretty Pink Shoes

Once upon a time, in the year 2012, a viral digital photo of a young boy who decided to wear a pair of pink shoes to preschool ignited a fiery online conversation. The boy’s older sister posted the photograph of...

Utah Supreme Court Lifts Hold On Same-Sex Adoptions

Utah’s Supreme Court lifted its stay on same-sex adoptions Thursday, two weeks after the state dropped its legal fight over the issue. In May, the state’s high court placed a hold on several district judges’ rulings that ordered the Utah...

Trailer: ‘This Is a Show For Parents of Gay Kids’ by ULIVE

This Is a Show For Parents of Gay Kids is dedicated exclusively toward helping parents understand their LGBTQ kids. “Dannielle Owens-Reid and Kristin Russo answer the many questions they were receiving from parents whose children had recently come out to...

Funding the ‘Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Bear?’ Project

For over 15 years now, Heidi & Daniel Howarth have been a Exeter, U.K. based husband and wife team, working freelance as illustrator and author, respectively. The couple met while studying Graphic Design, and have worked side-by-side on a great...

Facebook’s ‘Parents of Transgender Children’ is a Blessing for Many

Mary Moss, one of the four administrators of the popular Facebook group Parents of Transgender Children, which deals with transgender kids. She credits the group for establishing a positive space for parents and caregivers of transgender children to learn and...

New Canadian Cheerios Campaign Sheds Positive Light on Same-Sex Couples & Family

In its latest move to show its support of the LGBT community, General Mills is launching a new Cheerios campaign in Canada beginning with a television ad featuring a male same-sex couple and their adopted daughter. According to Marketing magazine,...

Why is the Church Silent About Sexuality and Sexual Desires?

This is another must-read from The Good Men Project. “I remember saying to myself early in life that I would wait to give my life to Christ, because I wanted to be real in my walk with God. You know...

Texas Woman Denied New Driver’s License Over Name Change via Same-Sex Marriage

Connie Wilson, who recently relocated from California to Texas with her wife , says the state’s Department of Public Safety refused to issue her a vehicle driver’s license simply because her last name was changed via a same-sex marriage. Upon...

When Parents are Forced to Choose Between Their LGBT Child and Their Church

Who can a parent turn to for community and spiritual support when their church declares their child is a broken human being, guilty of a sin for just being who they are? I couldn’t believe what my friend was saying...

Video: Living a Transgender Childhood

Josie is 9 years old and was born as Joey. This is her incredible story. Originally published on December 20th, 2012 | By Genderkinderen | From Youtube.com...

Polyamory 101: It’s About More Than Just Couples

I found this must-read article this morning and felt the need to share it with you, our readers. Enjoy! By Angi Becker Stevens | HuffingtonPost.com | On 12/03/2013 Over the past few years, polyamory has become a more widely known...