Camp for Long Island and New York City LGBT Families

Camp for Long Island and New York City LGBT Families

LGBT Rainbow Mishpacha Family Weekend – The LGBT Network and The Samuel Field Y are excited to announce a historic partnership resulting in the debut of Rainbow Mishpacha (LGBT Families).  In what will become an annual event,Rainbow Mishpacha is an exceptional opportunity for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) parents raising children to enjoy a long[…]

LGBT Estate Planning and Tax Issues

Estate planning for same-sex couples has evolved dramatically over the past couple of decades. In California, the first state-wide legal rights were established in 2000 under the state-wide California domestic partnership, which expanded in 2005 to become equivalent to marriage on the state level (but not federally). Same-sex marriage has evolved from state-wide recognition in[…]

Long Legged Stork New Book for the Modern Family

Following the success of her Your Family series, children’s author Michelle J Forte is getting her readers involved in the launch of her new book about modern families. Long Legged Stork Michelle, who lives in Adelaide with her partner Tunde, wrote and illustrated her first book Loved by Two for her one-year-old son, Elliott, after[…]


Program for Parents to Address School Bullying

Launching a New Program for Parents and Guardians To Address Bullying and Build A Positive School Climate Contact: GroundSpark, Eileen Glaser, Education Coordinator GroundSpark and the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRCF) launched a new initiative today to support parents and guardians in addressing bias-related name-calling and bullying in their children’s elementary and middle schools. Through[…]

Call for Photos Modern Families Deadline Extended to September 28

Call for Photos: Modern Families Deadline Extended to September 28!

Harvey Milk Photo Center is searching high and low for photos that represent the many forms and facets of family within the Bay Area LGBT and straight ally community. A variety of family units, such as those consisting of parents and children, significant others, extended family members, friends, and pets, will be showcased in this exhibition.[…]


Children With Same-Sex Parents are Thriving

by Melissa Rodgers People who oppose the right for same-sex couples to be parents readily claim that having same-sex parents can negatively impact on children in many ways, from their psychological health to their sexual identity. However, numerous studies have been conducted into the impact that being raised by gay parents can have on children,[…]


A Baby Kangaroo Treasure Hunt

a gay parenting story A sweet children’s story of how two kangaroos: Jack and Sam, a gay couple, have their own baby by means of an egg donor and surrogacy. Using kangaroos in the story enables children to easily understand the methods related to their conception in a simple and loving way. A Baby Kangaroo[…]


MTV Gay Parent Docu-Series

Are you proud of what your parents have taught you and want a platform to share their lessons of diversity and acceptance? Or is it harder for you to blend in and reveal that you have two parents of the same sex? Have any of your parents unexpectedly “come out”, causing you to adapt to[…]

Family Time

Media artist Jen Gilomen collaborated with COLAGE to create Family Time, a short film and participatory multimedia exhibit tracing two decades of evolution in the concept of family as experienced by people with one or more Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and/or Queer (LGBTQ) parents. Their interwoven stories reflect social changes through personal experiences with the[…]

ACT NOW for Family Immigration Rights!

Grassroots Call – ACT NOW for Family Immigration Rights! Immigration Equality Comprehensive Immigration Reform This Year! All Families, Gay and Straight, Must be Included! We invite you to join Congressman Mike Honda, Bishop Minerva Carcaño, and families impacted by our broken immigration system on a call designed for activists and concerned community members like you.[…]