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According to Radio Prag, the government agreed to a law giving couples in a civil partnership the right to adopt their step children. The change in law is supposed to strengthen the rights of LGBTI parents in same-sex relationships. 'It's about ...

"Higher family functioning when children were school-age was predicted by lower parenting stress and fewer child behavior problems when children were preschool-age," the researcher concluded. "Family processes emerged as more important than family ...
The 37-year-old and her partner Rebekah, 35, said they were choosing to speak out on behalf of their ten-month-old twin girls, Brooklyn and Bella, amid concerns children of gay parents would become a target if a plebiscite went ahead. On her Instagram ...
Unveiled on Tuesday, "Mormon and Gay" is one answer to that question. The web page features video messages and essays from five church members, including Rosas, who identify as same-sex attracted, gay, lesbian or bisexual. ... In a church founded on ...

The rule was adopted after the US legalized same-sex marriage and said that Mormon children of gay parents would have to denounce same-sex cohabitation and leave their family's house when they turned 18 if they wanted to be baptized.
The web page features video messages and essays from five church members, including Rosas, who identify as same-sex attracted, gay, lesbian or bisexual. The materials are intended to facilitate empathetic understanding and provide information on sexual ...
A gay marriage supporter holds a sign reading, 'We are your children.' Carlos Jasso/Reuters ... Thus, any debate on family structure must center on a child's particular individual rights - to life, a name, education, health, safety; to play; to have ...
To tackle the communication gap between parents and LGBTQ children, and to support their own children, Mumbai parents are coming together to shape a support group with the help of an LGBTQ activist. Aruna Desai, who travelled the road of acceptance for ...
The Czech government has approved a proposed amendment to the law which would enable gay and lesbian couples to adopt their partner's biological child. The proposal was supported by the ruling Social Democrats and ANO, but opposed by the Christian ...
SMU Dedman school of Law professor Joanna L. Grossman comments on some of the parentage cases that have arisen since the U.S. Supreme Court decided ...
(CNN) - Ricardo Rosas was the closeted father of six before he came out to his wife -- and, on Tuesday, to the rest of the world. A third-generation Mormon from Mexico City, Rosas went to church, served a mission and "did everything that was expected ...
RNS: And how would you respond if one of your children were gay? JH: I think we would parent that child exactly the same as the rest of them. Which is to say, we would always be on their side and in their corner and for them and with them. We want for ...
We do not often get an opportunity to stand up for our children and fight for their human rights, I did this initially for my own son but ultimately for every LGBT person in Ireland. ... Your children need you. Urge politicians and your Parliament to ...
When Wesley Cullen Davidson stumbled upon a love note her 13-year-old son had written to another boy, she didn't know what to do.
The group said it would stifle the essential voice of parents on the matter. Gayle Ruzicka with the conservative Utah Eagle Forum said she worries the suit ... other kids it was OK to be gay or wear girl's clothes, according to the suit. She eventually ...

It also states that 29 percent of children who are raised by gay parents are sexually abused. The flyer refers to a facebook page about an English case in which a Romanian father revealed the identity of a gay couple who wanted to adopt his children, ...
A TIE spokesman said: "All children have a right to an inclusive education but, currently, many LGBTI learners in Scotland are not receiving any form of education which is reflective of their identity or the issues affecting them.
As the child of gay parents, Skriver has made her support for several LGBT charities known, and is something of a Pride mainstay: Just last year, she walked in the New York Pride parade on behalf of the Family Equality Council.
It also states that 29 percent of children who are raised by gay parents are sexually abused. The flyer refers to a facebook page about an English case in which a Romanian father revealed the identity of a gay couple who wanted to adopt his children, ...
For nearly a decade, University of Kentucky assistant professor of psychology Rachel H. Farr has studied different aspects of family life among heterosexual, gay and lesbian parents and their adopted children. Her newest findings ... Repeatedly, her ...
The mum of two Irish transgender brothers has opened up about coming out as a lesbian to her children. Cork sisters Jamie and Chloe O'Herlihy were born male but identify as women and are both awaiting on gender reassignment treatment.
"To solve any and all of these problems, we need to do something about child poverty," said Dr. Dreyer. "We have ... Another major priority for the Academy has been the needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender children, youths and parents. With ...
A teen goes from gay to transgender to pansexual. A popular but ... A mom, in contrast, told of her daughter becoming lost to her after succumbing to what she sees as mental illness and an Internet-fed delusion.
"Last Sunday morning, I was awakened by the worst news a parent can hear," Gay said in a statement. "The death of my daughter as an innocent bystander is devastating, but I am determined that it not be senseless. We must come together as a community to ...
Human resources professional Aruna Desai suspected that her journalist son Abhishek was gay a year before he revealed the truth to her.
If you have kids or teenagers at home, chances are you have a complicated relationship with screens. On one hand, you know that capturing monsters in Pokemon Go or taking a portal to the Nether in Minecraft is probably not the healthiest way for your ...
Hey, Daddy! is a monthly column exploring the joys and struggles of parenting from a gay father's perspective. Got a topic idea or question for Daddy?
When a church encourages a parent to kick out a minor child who is gay, that's child abuse and the parents should be sued for child support. When a church encourages a parent to send a child to reparative therapy, that's child abuse and practicing ...
Just to clarify, Davies was elected by the good people of Monmouth to speak on their behalf not by 'most parents'. To be fair to him though, he said in a Guardian interview shortly after: "If one of my children were gay I don't think it would make any ...
Single men and women without medical issues will be classed as "infertile" if they do not have children but want to become a parent, the World Health Organisation is to announce. In a move which dramatically changes the ... Dr David Adamson, one of the ...
As such, in the fight for sexual diversity, and for the rights of single-parent families and same-sex parents, leadership must come from the church.
Thousands of mourners gathered at a Kentucky high school Monday night for a candlelight vigil honoring Trinity Gay, Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay's 15-year-old daughter who was fatally shot early Sunday morning. Speaking to the crowd on the athletic ...
As his radio persona, Danger Dave, he takes on a self-proclaimed expert who preaches that homosexuality can be reversed and that children raised by gay parents are deprived; off the air, he begins to succumb to the charms of Chris (Guy Adkins), the ...
When a child comes out as LGBTQ to a parent, they're hoping to be embraced and supported. But for a parent just learning what it means to raise an out child, there can be a lot of questions and complex feelings to sort through on the road to acceptance.
What defines a parent? Is it biology, marriage, intent, child-rearing or something else? A recent ruling by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court will have a significant impact in broadening the definition of parenthood.
Coming out as a member of or an ally to the LGBTQ community not only requires bravery, it makes others more likely to support equality under the law if they know someone who identifies as a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or allied. Oct. 11 ...
A young woman raised by lesbian parents is urging federal politicians to hold a plebiscite on same-sex marriage - and is not sure she would vote to support gay marriage. Millie Fontana, 24, has been ... She wants lawmakers to consider the rights of ...
As a gay teacher, she said not only was the programme useful at finding out more about how to help kids, but to also connect with other LGBTI teachers and those who share the same views on inclusive education.
A teen goes from gay to transgender to pansexual. A popular but ... A mom, in contrast, told of her daughter becoming lost to her after succumbing to what she sees as mental illness and an Internet-fed delusion.
Ms. Desai was one of the parents of Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT) children, who shared their experience at a discussion around Evening Shadows directed by Shridhar Rangayana, on Friday evening.
"Last Sunday morning, I was awakened by the worst news a parent can hear," Gay said in a statement. "The death of my daughter as an innocent bystander is devastating, but I am determined that it not be senseless. We must come together as a community to ...
The NCLR brought the suit on behalf of Equality Utah, three public-school students - all minors - and their parents, who say their children were not protected by teachers and administrators in their respective schools. ... "These laws prevent ...
Kristina Wertz is a fan of Highlights' "Hello" magazine for kids. Her 1-year-old daughter adores it. But, earlier this week, Wertz posed an important question on the publisher's facebook page: Where are all the LGBTQ parents and families? "One of the ...
"Most of the people coming to us for support are parents of young people struggling with gender identity, and we wanted our group to reflect that," the Simi Valley resident said.
A partnership that is leading the way to a better future for children in care in Sunderland has been praised by a leading national voice on adoption.
Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay lost his daughter over the weekend when 15-year-old Trinity Gay was shot in front of a restaurant in Lexington, Kentucky.
What if your child is tracing letters or learning to count? Can screen time ever be ... To provide some guidance to parents grappling with these vexing issues, the American Academy of Pediatrics has issued new guidelines for how children should spend ...
When a church encourages a parent to kick out a minor child who is gay, that's child abuse and the parents should be sued for child support. When a church encourages a parent to send a child to reparative therapy, that's child abuse and practicing ...


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