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Family Blog—Supporting Gender Diverse Kids in School

13th May

Schools can be a challenging space for trans and gender diverse kids. Read on for resources for parents to make it easier.

Family Blog—Growing Up with Gay Parents

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22nd September

Thinking about raising children with your same sex partner? Here’s a personal story saying that it’s perfectly okay!

How Many LGBT Families Are There?

29th May

New national census data provides surprising statistics about same-sex households in the United States, including who and where they are.

Parenting a gay, lesbian, or bisexual youth

30th December

A discussion with Dr. Ritch Savin-Williams about parenting a gay, lesbian, or bisexual youth. The discussion focuses on parents’ reactions to their children coming out.

Dr. Savin-Williams is professor and chair of Human Development at Cornell University. He is the author of a number of books, including The New Gay Teenager (Harvard University Press, 2005).

The interview is conducted by Dr. Brian Mustanski, director of the IMPACT LGBT Health and Development Program at the University of Illinois at Chicago. For more information visit

This project was made possible by a grant from the William T Grant Foundation.

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