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Featured Family Portraits
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Featured Family Portraits

http://moonmaker.com/product/moonmaker-garment/ This week two of our featured Instagram lesbian families are bloggers! That means two GREAT new blogs for you to check out. Our featured families this week are @misselizabethrose, @elyima, and @starrynite81. According to her IG profile, @misselizabethrose is a lesbian mom to two beautiful little ones after a three […]

In Case You Missed It: 25 Feb-2 March 2013
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In Case You Missed It: 25 Feb-2 March 2013

[Image modified from “Leaving home,” used with permission from shenamt’s Flickr stream.]   We had had a very busy week over here on Lesbian Family! Did you catch it all? Here’s a recap to make sure you didn’t miss any of last week’s awesome. Titles are links and links are […]

Featured Family Portraits
Portraits

Featured Family Portraits

Our purpose here at Lesbian Family is to connect and empower lesbian families and our allies. We do that here with posts and a directory and over on Instagram with photos! Last week’s featured families include @Dreamsrundeep, @beintimitading, and @imperialbedrooms. From @dreamsrundeep‘s Instagram profile: “Life is in the details. Not […]

My Dream
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My Dream

Today’s guest author is RoiAnn Phillips, who blogs at Are You the Babysitter?, where this post originally appeared last September (and how many of us can relate to that question?!). To get further immersed in RoiAnn’s writing and perspective, we can all read her blog, but those of you in the Chicago area […]

Legal status of adoption by same-sex couples around the world.
Family / Family-building

Adoption around the World

All kinds of families everywhere use a variety of means to create family.  In the LGBT community, one avenue that is open to use is adoption.  Except, it isn’t always open to us. Here is the wikimap of legal status of same-sex couples around the world:   This week, however, […]

On the road to freedom
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On the road to freedom

  As I mentioned in my last post, I want to give a little bit of international flair to the site.  Granted, Julieta has taken over my old beat… the Latin beat.  So, since I have physically moved on, I will in my blogging as well.   I now live in […]

¡Arriba México! Moving forward on Marriage Equality
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¡Arriba México! Moving forward on Marriage Equality

Last week some amazing news came from Mexico regarding same-sex marriage. To understand what’s going on, I had a long chat (more than two hours!) with Mexican activists Criseida and Ana. They have been blogging as Las Dos Mamis since 2006 as Las Dos Mamis. Their blog was one of the […]

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Ed. Note: 12 Nov 2012

Last week’s news, today! Our first week at the revamped Lesbian Family was phenomenal! And phenomenally eventful. Pour yourself a cuppa, ’cause this first week’s recap is a jam-packed one. Of course it was a ginormous week for our families generally: the presidential election and the marriage equality initiatives up […]

Welcome to the new and improved Lesbian Family!
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Welcome to the new and improved Lesbian Family!

We couldn’t be more excited to welcome you to check out the renovated, ready-for-what’s-next Lesbian Family. This website began over six years ago when Liza Barry-Kessler, pregnant lesbian and internet denizen, was on the lookout for something–anything!–written by or about lesbians making family.  How did others manage getting pregnant?  Who […]

Congratulations, Iowans!
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Congratulations, Iowans!

[Photo by Christopher Gannon, AP, in The Columbia Missourian.] Above: Dawn BarbouRoske, second from left, of Iowa City leans towards her partner, Jen BarbouRoske, after learning of the Iowa Supreme Court ruling Friday in favor of legalizing gay marriage. Between them is their daughter Bre, 6. Their other daughter, 11-year-old […]