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'People Are Just Awful': Out Brit Celeb Duncan James Reveals Daughter is Being Trolled Because He's Gay

'People Are Just Awful': Out Brit Celeb Duncan James Reveals Daughter is Being Trolled Because He's Gay

Mar 5, 2021

Duncan James, out ex-boy band member and popular British television personality, told the tabloid The Sun> that his 16-year old daughter Tianie is being victimized on social media because he's gay.

How a New Generation of LGBTQ Young Adult Books is Reshaping the Literary Landscape

How a New Generation of LGBTQ Young Adult Books is Reshaping the Literary Landscape

By Lauren Emily Whalen | Mar 5, 2021

A recent report reveals more than half of last year's top-selling books targeted kids or young adults. For LGBTQ authors and readers, the publishing industry exhibits slow progress in diversifying queer narratives.

In California, Caregivers of People With Disabilities Are Being Turned Away at COVID Vaccine Sites

In California, Caregivers of People With Disabilities Are Being Turned Away at COVID Vaccine Sites

By Jackie Fortiér | Mar 5, 2021

In California, confusion and botched communication has caused some eligible parents and family caregivers of people with disabilities to be turned away at covid vaccination sites.

A Mister No More: Mr. Potato Head Goes Gender Neutral

A Mister No More: Mr. Potato Head Goes Gender Neutral

Feb 25, 2021

Mr. Potato Head is no longer a mister. Hasbro, the company that makes the potato-shaped plastic toy, is giving the spud a gender neutral new name: Potato Head. The change will appear on boxes this year.

Diverse Group of Cities have Highest Rates of Gay Households

Diverse Group of Cities have Highest Rates of Gay Households

By Mike Schneider | Feb 25, 2021

Once known for singer Anita Bryant's anti-gay rights campaign and a ban on gay and lesbian adoptions, Florida is now home to two metro areas with among the highest concentrations of gay and lesbian coupled households in the U.S.

5 Ways Parents Can Help Kids Avoid Gender Stereotypes

5 Ways Parents Can Help Kids Avoid Gender Stereotypes

Feb 25, 2021

Here are five ways that parents and caregivers can fight gender stereotypes in kids' lives.

Watch: Co-Parenting's the Thing for Anderson Cooper and Live-in Ex- Benjamin Maisani

Watch: Co-Parenting's the Thing for Anderson Cooper and Live-in Ex- Benjamin Maisani

Feb 23, 2021

Anderson Cooper opened up to Ellen DeGeneres about co-parenting with ex- Benjamin Maisani on her program Thursday.

Flurry of Bills Aim to Set Limits on Transgender Kids — And Their Doctors

Flurry of Bills Aim to Set Limits on Transgender Kids — And Their Doctors

By Cyndi Loose | Feb 23, 2021

As legislatures meet across the U.S. to write new laws, at least 16 states are considering measures that would affect transgender athletes or those seeking treatment for gender dysphoria.

MIckey's Flashy Dress, Glowing Castle Mark Disney World 50th

MIckey's Flashy Dress, Glowing Castle Mark Disney World 50th

By Mike Schneider | Feb 22, 2021

Walt Disney World in Florida turns 50 in October. To help celebrate, Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse will be wearing flashier threads and iconic structures such as the Cinderella Castle and the golf-ball-like Spaceship Earth are getting new lighting.

One Million Moms Calls for Boycott of American Girl Doll

One Million Moms Calls for Boycott of American Girl Doll

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Feb 21, 2021

The designated hate group is calling for a boycott of American Girl until the Kira Bailey doll — with a backstory of having lesbian aunts — is discontinued.

Polyamorous Relationships Under Severe Strain During the Pandemic

Polyamorous Relationships Under Severe Strain During the Pandemic

Feb 20, 2021

For single people, finding at least one partner has been hard enough during the pandemic. But for those accustomed to juggling multiple relationships, the pandemic has forced them to rethink their expectations for dating altogether.

Watch: Male 'Throuple' Speak Out about Birth Certificate Battle, New Book

Watch: Male 'Throuple' Speak Out about Birth Certificate Battle, New Book

By Kilian Melloy | Feb 20, 2021

The three men who constitute the first legally recognized polyamorous family in the U.S. told an Australian talk show why they went to court to all be listed on their child's birth certificate, and talked about their new book.

Study Reveals Children with Same-Sex Parents Do Better in School

Study Reveals Children with Same-Sex Parents Do Better in School

Feb 16, 2021

A new Australian study reveals children with same-sex parents get higher scores on standardized tests than children with different-sex parents.

Marriage & Divorce Amid Pandemic: Couples' Challenges Abound

Marriage & Divorce Amid Pandemic: Couples' Challenges Abound

By David Crary | Feb 14, 2021

For many U.S. couples yearning to be married, the pandemic has wreaked havoc on their wedding plans while bolstering their teamwork and resilience.

No Longer an Outlier: New York Ends Commercial Surrogacy Ban

No Longer an Outlier: New York Ends Commercial Surrogacy Ban

By David Crary | Feb 14, 2021

Experts say the new law, passed in April and taking effect on Monday, has a surrogates' bill of rights providing the nation's strongest protections for women serving as surrogates in New York.

Michelle Obama to Team Up With Puppets for a Kids' Food show

Michelle Obama to Team Up With Puppets for a Kids' Food show

By Mark Kennedy | Feb 10, 2021

Michelle Obama is launching a Netflix children's food show with a pair of puppets "to bring a bit of light and laughter to homes around the world."

Bipartisan Movement in Kentucky to Protect LGBTQ Minors From Conversion Therapy

Bipartisan Movement in Kentucky to Protect LGBTQ Minors From Conversion Therapy

Feb 9, 2021

Kentucky advocates are pushing harder than ever this month to pass legislation protecting minors from anti-LGBTQ "conversion therapy," the discredited and dangerous practice of trying to change someone's sexual orientation or gender identity.

Kansas House GOP Proposed Bill Would Criminalize Care for Transgender Youth

Kansas House GOP Proposed Bill Would Criminalize Care for Transgender Youth

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Feb 5, 2021

Kansas Republicans want to criminalize gender affirmation surgery and other treatments for transgender youth who seek to transition.

Look Up! Was That a Homophobic Message in the Sydney Sky?

Look Up! Was That a Homophobic Message in the Sydney Sky?

Jan 31, 2021

On January 27 residents of Sydney Australia looked up and read the message "KIDS NEED DADS" written in vapor in the blue sky.

Watch: Mom Takes Credit for Her OnlyFans Star Son's Biggest Asset

Watch: Mom Takes Credit for Her OnlyFans Star Son's Biggest Asset

Jan 31, 2021

A British OnlyFans star posted a sweet video of support from his mother.

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