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“Dad” in 100 languages

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For two mum or two dad families, deciding to have kids is often easier than trying to decide what each of you will be called. If you’re struggling to find a name for yourself, it might be worth looking abroad. Check out the list below for how to say ‘Dad’ in 100 different languages.   Afrikaans : vader Albanian : ... Read More »

Foster Moms: creating permanent love in a temporary home

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Foster care is the toughest parenting gig. It requires selflessness, compassion, patience and unending love provided to children who arrive unexpectedly, stay as long as they need to (from hours to years), and can leave suddenly. They arrive with no bags, but much baggage. Foster carers are thrown into a world of frustration, anxiety, and uncertainly as they struggle to ... Read More »

Jana, Susan, Landon and Bryce

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Meet Jana and Susan, a two mum family navigating the world with their twin boys! Read More »

Lesbian access to IVF and IUI in Canada

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It may come as no surprise, that one of the countries which has enjoyed marriage equality for over 10 years, also provides equal access to IVF (in-vitro fertilisation) and IUI (interuterine insemination) for lesbian/same-sex attracted female couples. Cost of accessing IUI or IVF in Canada In Canada, a cycle of in-vitro fertilisation costs approximately $10,000 to $15,000. While Canada also ... Read More »

What does the scholarly research say about the wellbeing of children with gay or lesbian parents?

Colombia Law School – What we know Colombia Law School manages a project that gathers peer-reviewed studies on the wellbeing of children with gay or lesbian parents. 77 studies dating to 1980 have been identified by project staff and experts at universities in the US and abroad. Of these studies, just four concluded that kids of same-sex parents face disadvantages, ... Read More »