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'Sparkle, Channing! Sparkle!' Actor Finds the 'Little Girl in Me' with New Book

Apr 10, 2021

When Channing Tatum divorced Jenna Dewan, he was afraid he'd lose touch with his 7-year-old daughter. But the pandemic brought them together and led Tatum to write a children's picture book.

A Gay Man Found a Baby in Subway 20 Years Ago. Now He Shares His Story in New Book

Apr 6, 2021

When a gay New Yorker found a baby in a subway 20 years ago, he had no idea how it would change his life for the better.

The Dutch Went First in 2001; Who Has Same-Sex Marriage Now?

By David Crary | Apr 1, 2021

Same-sex marriage is now legal in 28 countries worldwide, as well as the self-governing island of Taiwan. That includes most of Western Europe. Yet its spread has been uneven.

How a New Generation of LGBTQ Young Adult Books is Reshaping the Literary Landscape

How a New Generation of LGBTQ Young Adult Books is Reshaping the Literary Landscape

By Lauren Emily Whalen | Mar 28, 2021

A recent report reveals more than half of last year's top-selling books targeted kids or young adults. For LGBTQ authors and readers, the publishing industry exhibits slow progress in diversifying queer narratives.

Ruling Denying Adoption by Same-Sex Nebraska Couple Reversed

By Margery A. Beck | Mar 27, 2021

The Nebraska Supreme Court on Friday reversed a ruling by a lower court judge who denied a same-sex couple's petition to adopt a child, based not on state law but on the legal definition of "wife" that he pulled from a law dictionary.

Pantene Features Transgender Girl and Two Moms in New Ad

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Mar 27, 2021

A new Pantene ad celebrates LGBTQ families by featuring a transgender girl with her two lesbian mothers.

Three Legal Dads: Throuple Speak Out on Joys, Challenges of Their Family

By Kilian Melloy | Mar 17, 2021

This California throuple managed the legal feat of getting all three men listed as fathers on their child's birth certificate. They have a new book.

Italy's Top Court: Protections Needed for Same-Sex Couples, Kids

By Kilian Melloy | Mar 10, 2021

Italy's Constitutional Court ruled March 9 that families of same-sex couples need stronger protections for the sake of children.

'People Are Just Awful': Out Brit Celeb Duncan James Reveals Daughter is Being Trolled Because He's Gay

Mar 5, 2021

Duncan James, out ex-boy band member and popular British television personality, told the tabloid The Sun> that his 16-year old daughter Tianie is being victimized on social media because he's gay.

In California, Caregivers of People With Disabilities Are Being Turned Away at COVID Vaccine Sites

By Jackie Fortiér | Mar 5, 2021

In California, confusion and botched communication has caused some eligible parents and family caregivers of people with disabilities to be turned away at covid vaccination sites.

A Mister No More: Mr. Potato Head Goes Gender Neutral

Feb 25, 2021

Mr. Potato Head is no longer a mister. Hasbro, the company that makes the potato-shaped plastic toy, is giving the spud a gender neutral new name: Potato Head. The change will appear on boxes this year.

Diverse Group of Cities have Highest Rates of Gay Households

By Mike Schneider | Feb 25, 2021

Once known for singer Anita Bryant's anti-gay rights campaign and a ban on gay and lesbian adoptions, Florida is now home to two metro areas with among the highest concentrations of gay and lesbian coupled households in the U.S.

5 Ways Parents Can Help Kids Avoid Gender Stereotypes

Feb 25, 2021

Here are five ways that parents and caregivers can fight gender stereotypes in kids' lives.

Watch: Co-Parenting's the Thing for Anderson Cooper and Live-in Ex- Benjamin Maisani

Feb 23, 2021

Anderson Cooper opened up to Ellen DeGeneres about co-parenting with ex- Benjamin Maisani on her program Thursday.

Flurry of Bills Aim to Set Limits on Transgender Kids — And Their Doctors

By Cyndi Loose | Feb 23, 2021

As legislatures meet across the U.S. to write new laws, at least 16 states are considering measures that would affect transgender athletes or those seeking treatment for gender dysphoria.

MIckey's Flashy Dress, Glowing Castle Mark Disney World 50th

By Mike Schneider | Feb 22, 2021

Walt Disney World in Florida turns 50 in October. To help celebrate, Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse will be wearing flashier threads and iconic structures such as the Cinderella Castle and the golf-ball-like Spaceship Earth are getting new lighting.

One Million Moms Calls for Boycott of American Girl Doll

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Feb 21, 2021

The designated hate group is calling for a boycott of American Girl until the Kira Bailey doll — with a backstory of having lesbian aunts — is discontinued.

Polyamorous Relationships Under Severe Strain During the Pandemic

Polyamorous Relationships Under Severe Strain During the Pandemic

Feb 20, 2021

For single people, finding at least one partner has been hard enough during the pandemic. But for those accustomed to juggling multiple relationships, the pandemic has forced them to rethink their expectations for dating altogether.

Watch: Male 'Throuple' Speak Out about Birth Certificate Battle, New Book

By Kilian Melloy | Feb 20, 2021

The three men who constitute the first legally recognized polyamorous family in the U.S. told an Australian talk show why they went to court to all be listed on their child's birth certificate, and talked about their new book.

Study Reveals Children with Same-Sex Parents Do Better in School

Feb 16, 2021

A new Australian study reveals children with same-sex parents get higher scores on standardized tests than children with different-sex parents.

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