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Thousands of Young Children Lost Parents to Covid. Where's Help for Them?

Thousands of Young Children Lost Parents to Covid. Where's Help for Them?

By JoNel Aleccia | Jun 23, 2021

In a nation where researchers calculate that more than 46,000 children have lost one or both parents to COVID since February 2020, finding basic services has been difficult, if not impossible.

When it Comes to Heated Divorce, Pets Aren't People Too

When it Comes to Heated Divorce, Pets Aren't People Too

By Leanne Italie | Jun 22, 2021

New ways of working out custody of the dog, cat or parrot have sprung up with special mediators and "petnups" to avoid courtroom disputes.

An LGBTQ-Friendly Fertility Clinic Rethinks the Path Parenthood, One Step at a Time

An LGBTQ-Friendly Fertility Clinic Rethinks the Path Parenthood, One Step at a Time

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jun 17, 2021

A recent study by Family Equality indicates that regardless of annual household income, 45 to 53% of LGBTQ millennials plan to become parents. But planning and actually having a baby are two different things. Enter Prelude Fertility.

High Court Sides with Catholic Agency that Refused to Work with LGBTQ Families

High Court Sides with Catholic Agency that Refused to Work with LGBTQ Families

By Jessica Gresko | Jun 17, 2021

The Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously sided with a Catholic foster care agency that says its religious views prevent it from working with same-sex couples as foster parents.

Vaccinated Visitors Soon Can Take Off Masks at Disney World

Vaccinated Visitors Soon Can Take Off Masks at Disney World

Jun 15, 2021

Starting Tuesday, face masks will be optional for visitors to the theme park resort who are vaccinated, though Disney workers won't require proof of vaccination, the company said on its website.

Watch: Mormon Dad Reacts to Son Coming Out

Watch: Mormon Dad Reacts to Son Coming Out

By Emell Adolphus | Jun 10, 2021

Austin Swink was preparing to go on his first mission trip with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints when he told his dad the news.

Poll: Support for Marriage Equality Reaches All-Time High

Poll: Support for Marriage Equality Reaches All-Time High

By Kilian Melloy | Jun 9, 2021

A new poll proves love wins after all: Six years after the landmark Supreme Court ruling that legalized same-sex marriage nationwide, support for marriage equality has reached an all-time high.

Watch: Nasty Karens Harass Lesbian Couple for Kissing in Front of Children

Watch: Nasty Karens Harass Lesbian Couple for Kissing in Front of Children

Jun 6, 2021

Two women were kissing at a Sacramento pool last Sunday. That is, until several other women, who have been labeled "Karens" in media reports, harassed the couple.

Cuomo Daughter Shares Queer Identity: 'You Are Not Alone'

Cuomo Daughter Shares Queer Identity: 'You Are Not Alone'

By Marina Villeneuve | Jun 5, 2021

Michaela Kennedy-Cuomo, the daughter of New York's governor, used a social media post Thursday to share her queer identity and call for allies to speak up against homophobia.

Watch: Lance Bass & Michael Turchin Announce they will Be Parents with Hilarious TikTok

Watch: Lance Bass & Michael Turchin Announce they will Be Parents with Hilarious TikTok

Jun 2, 2021

Lance Bass and husband Michael Turchin are going to be parents, People magazine writes in an exclusive report. And they did so with an hilarious TikTok.

How One Company is Rethinking Fertility Options for the LGBTQ Community

How One Company is Rethinking Fertility Options for the LGBTQ Community

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jun 2, 2021

Whether you're single, married, male, female, transgender, or gender fluid, Bundl has created fertility treatment plans and financial planning models that empower potential parents to build a strategy that fits their personal needs.

Gifts Inspired by the Upcoming Arrival of Baby Girl Sussex

Gifts Inspired by the Upcoming Arrival of Baby Girl Sussex

By Leanne Italie | May 27, 2021

Peeks into the lives of Harry and Meghan reveal some baby brands they've liked for big brother Archie, including Boden and J. Crew, and it's clear their eco-friendly approach hasn't changed as they await the birth of their daughter this summer.

US State Dept. Broader Recognition of Same-Sex Couples' Children

US State Dept. Broader Recognition of Same-Sex Couples' Children

By Kilian Melloy | May 20, 2021

The U.S. State Department is now recognizing the children of American same-sex couples as citizens even if the kids do not have a genetic tie to their parents.

Two Classes of Trans Kids  Are Emerging with Puberty Blockers as the Defining Factor

Two Classes of Trans Kids Are Emerging with Puberty Blockers as the Defining Factor

May 12, 2021

Unequal access to gender-affirming health care, which occurs across state lines and socioeconomic divides, could cause two "classes" of transgender people in the United States to emerge.

Actress Samira Wiley Welcomes Baby Girl with Wife Lauren Morelli

Actress Samira Wiley Welcomes Baby Girl with Wife Lauren Morelli

By Emell Adolphus | May 11, 2021

The "Handmaid's Tale" actress celebrated Mother's Day as new mothers to a baby girl.

Pfizer Vaccine Expanded to US Children as Young as 12

Pfizer Vaccine Expanded to US Children as Young as 12

By Lauran Neergard, Candice Choi | May 11, 2021

U.S. regulators on Monday expanded the use of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine to children as young as 12, offering a way to protect the nation's adolescents before they head back to school in the fall and paving the way for them to return to more normal activit

'I Just Feel Like Myself': A Nonbinary Child in Their Own Words

'I Just Feel Like Myself': A Nonbinary Child in Their Own Words

By Martha Bebinger, WBUR | May 10, 2021

A family embraces their child's identity as "boy-girl," collectively navigating school and public spaces with mother Shira saying, "This is who they envisioned themselves to be, and we just didn't put hurdles in front of them."

FDA Expected to OK Pfizer Vaccine for Teens Within the Week

FDA Expected to OK Pfizer Vaccine for Teens Within the Week

By Zeke Miller, Jonathan Lemire | May 4, 2021

The announcement is set to come a month after the company found that its shot, which is already authorized for those age 16 and older, also provided protection for the younger group.

How Parents Can Support a Child who Comes Out as Trans

How Parents Can Support a Child who Comes Out as Trans

May 2, 2021

How parents can support a child who comes out as trans: By conquering their own fears, following their child's lead and tolerating ambiguity.

Pfizer, BioNTech Seek COVID Vaccination Authorization for Kids

Pfizer, BioNTech Seek COVID Vaccination Authorization for Kids

Apr 30, 2021

Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech have submitted a request to the European drug regulator for the approval of their coronavirus vaccine to be extended to include children 12 to 15 years old.

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