Q & A with Family By Design Founder Darren Spedale

The LGBT community has always been on the forefront of alternative family-building. Now, thanks to a new website called

The Financial Effects of a DOMA Repeal for Gay Couples

By Gideon Alper Marriage equality has come a long way, but when it comes time to do your taxes, the federal government still treats married same-sex couples as single.

Sarah and Pam

First Name: Sarah Partner's First Name: Pam Age: early 40s Hometown: Denver Number of Children: 2, Wynn and Marlo When did you decide you wanted children? It all just sort of happened. It was

The Junior Project: Part One

By Marc Leandro In early 2011, my husband Lin and I decided we wanted to start a family. With precious little knowledge, but a lot of determination, we waded

The Untold Stories of Motherhood

When it comes to defining families, it's a whole new world out there. The LGBTQ community has always known that families form in all kinds of different ways,

What Mother’s Day Means to Us

Mother's Day and Father's Day can be a little complicated in same sex parent households. Here, our contributors talk a little bit about what the holiday means to

Second Parent Adoption Tax Credit 2013

By Melissa Brisman, Esq. Editor's Note: We're well past tax season, but for those with a baby on the way, it can't hurt to brush up on what to

Insurance for Lesbian Insemination: Ready, Set, – Oh, Wait

By Kaleigh R. Getting married was the most amazing experience of my life. That is, until now. After seven years together, we’re planning to start a family.

Upcoming Event: LGBT Family Building Expo

When: Saturday, April, 27, 2013 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Where: The Center, 208 West 13th Street, New York, NY What: LGBT Family Building Expo, a fun, educational day for prospective LGBTQ

IHI’s First Annual Spring Forward Fundraiser

When: Tuesday April 2, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Where: The Dalloway, 525 Broome Street, New York, NY 10013 What: The Institute for Human Identity is

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