Family

Stories and information about families, relationships, and children; includes education, parenting, adoption, and other issues

Al Jazeera America examines what it means to be LGBT and Muslim in the USA

Al Jazeera America's America Tonight explored what it was like to live at the intersection of two minority identities in the United States, being LGBT and Muslim.

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Study shows children raised by same-sex parents thrive

A new study called the Australian Study of Child Health in Same Sex Families (ACHESS), the largest of its kind, has confirmed what years of research on same-sex parenting has been finding: children of same-sex couples are just the same as children with heterosexual parents, and in fact possibly healthier and happier than their counterparts.

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Snapshots: World Cup, #PridePortraits, Laverne Cox, and more

Wonder what we’re up to at GLAAD?

Be sure to check out GLAAD's Blog each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment, and online media.

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Writer and actor, Dan Bucatinsky, joins other modern families at first annual Family Outfest

A new event called Family Outfest is underway in Orlando, Florida this week to bring same-sex parents and their children to Disney World, Universal Studios, Lake Ivanhoe, and more for a vacation they will never forget.

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GLAAD's Omar Sharif Jr. is one of People magazine's hottest bachelors

GLAAD would like to congratulate our National Spokesperson Omar Sharif Jr. on his inclusion in People's "Hottest Bachelors" issue!

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U.S. Dept. of Labor to issue guidelines clarifying Title VII protections for transgender employees

In a recent post on the U.S. Department of Labor's website, Secretary Tom Perez announced forthcoming guidelines that will clarify the provision of full protection under federal non-discrimination laws for transgender individuals.

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