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Dana Rudolph is the founder and publisher of Mombian (mombian.com), a GLAAD Media Award-winning blog and resource directory, with a searchable database of 1000+ LGBTQ family books, media, and more.

PregnantTogether Offers Queer People Community and Support for Family Building and Beyond

PregnantTogether Offers Queer People Community and Support for Family Building and Beyond

Queer parents and prospective parents can sometimes have a hard time finding support and community.

The Battle to Protect IVF

The Battle to Protect IVF

I started my family more than two decades ago via in vitro fertilization, and I've watched with growing alarm as the U.S. Supreme Court's Dobbs decision that overturned federal abortion rights two years ago has also endangered access to this common

Parenting, Progress, and Pride

Parenting, Progress, and Pride

As we head into Pride Month, I am moved once again to ponder all that I am proud of.

Addressing the Urgent Need for Parentage Reform

Addressing the Urgent Need for Parentage Reform

All children gain security and benefits from legal ties to their parents. Yet children with LGBTQ parents, and those born through assisted reproduction, lack clear and simple ways to establish legal parentage in many states.

New Book on New Book on Postpartum Healing Is for All Who Have Been Pregnant

New Book on New Book on Postpartum Healing Is for All Who Have Been Pregnant

During pregnancy, tissues stretch, hormones change, muscles and bones shift, and even the heart and lungs are altered.

9 LGBTQ-Inclusive Kids' Books for  National Poetry Month

9 LGBTQ-Inclusive Kids' Books for National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month, and these recent books in verse for young readers prove that LGBTQ-inclusive titles can be as beautiful and powerful as any today.

New Study Looks at How Children of LGBTQ  Parents Experience Stigma at School

New Study Looks at How Children of LGBTQ Parents Experience Stigma at School

A new study of LGBTQ parents found that two-thirds of the participants—and especially trans parents—said their children experienced structural and/or interpersonal stigma at school.

A Parent By Any Other Name: What Kids Call Their LGBTQ Parents

One of the most frequent questions I've heard from prospective LGBTQ parents is "What should our kids call us?"

New Books for New or Growing LGBTQ Families

New Books for New or Growing LGBTQ Families

As the season turns towards spring and new beginnings, it feels appropriate to highlight five new and upcoming LGBTQ-inclusive picture books about welcoming new children into a family.

New donor-conceived, lesbian-headed families research

New donor-conceived, lesbian-headed families research

Two recent papers from the longest-running study of lesbian families shed light on the now-grown children's relationships with their donor siblings...

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