In March of this year, after a lot of discussion with my partner Charlie, I did something I’d been afraid to do for a long time: I wrote, and submitted for publication, an essay about our year-and-a-half (so far) of attempting to conceive a child. The essay, which was published on BuzzFeed LGBT, prompted not only a…
On a day when cultural conventions have forced us to laud fatherhood by purchasing something at Lowe's, it might be worth noting that more lucky kids than ever will only have to remember one of the parental holidays the evil greeting card conglomerates have foisted onto our Gregorian calendar. The Census Bureau…
William Flowers had three children with his then-wife, Lacey. Now they're divorced, and he's remarried to a man. Is this behind the strange new turn in their custody battle?
If you're part of a same-sex family in a state where gay marriage isn't legal, your life is hard. If, for whatever reason, the parents in that family decide to separate, your life gets even harder.
• On Wednesday, the Obama administration will change a 1993 law, which will allow employees to take time off work to care for the children of their same-sex partners, regardless of whether they have legally adopted the child.
• The role of the "queen" of the Rio de Janeiro carnival is usually played by a model or soap star, but this year 7-year-old Julia Lira will be the drum corps queen. Children's services groups are none too happy.