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Nearly have at least one parent who’s part of the LGBTQ community. And the community is stronger than ever before.
Still, raising awareness and increasing representation continues to be a necessity. And for many, the experience of raising families is no different than any other parent — a fact they want to help others realize. LGBTQ parenting blogs help to normalize the LGBTQ experience. They also help to unite, connect, and give voice to others who might be searching for families who look like theirs.
These are the LGBTQ parenting blogs that most warmed our hearts this year.
Mombian: Sustenance for Lesbian Moms
Founded in 2005, is a space for lesbian moms looking to connect, share their personal stories, and get the latest information on political activism in the name of LGBTQ families. Covering parenting, politics, and more, you can find posts by multiple contributors here, and a little bit of everything you might be looking for in the lesbian parenting world. , find them on , and tweet them .
2 Travel Dads
Chris and Rob of are all about helping their sons see the world. They’ve been together for over 10 years, married since 2013, and their passion for travel didn’t end when they became dads. They just started to bring their kids with them! , find them on , and tweet them .
Meet the Wildes (Our Modern Love Story)
are best friends and soul mates. They first fell in love when they were 15 years old. Today, they’re in their late 20s, currently mothering four little ones age 4 and under. That’s two sets of twins, born in 2014 and 2016. And, oh yeah, they’re expecting another baby later this year! , find them on , and tweet them .
Gay NYC Dad
Mitch has been with his partner for nearly 25 years. Together, they adopted a son at birth that’s in 9th grade today. On , he shares product reviews, travel tips, parenting stories, information on adoption, and contests his readers love. , find him on , and tweet him .
Gay Parenting Voices
No one ever said becoming a parent would be easy. But for LGBTQ couples, the path can be even more difficult to maneuver. With countless options to consider (adoption, foster care adoption, surrogacy, and donors), finding information that can help lead you down the path that’s right for you can be crucial. And that’s exactly what aims to provide. , find them on , and tweet them .
If you’re interested in keeping up with the latest in LGBTQ legislation, activism, and current events, this is the space you’re looking for. aims to provide the latest news to LGBTQ parents looking to remain informed and involved in the fight for expanded rights and recognition. , find them on , and tweet them .
Kate is the main writer behind . She met her wife Sharon in 2006 and formed a civil partnership at a ceremony in 2012. After two years of trying, they found out they were expecting in 2015. Today their blog features reviews, updates on their life (and little one), and information about projects that are near and dear to their heart. , find them on , and tweet them .
My Two Mums
Clara and Kirsty are the proud moms of one adorable little guy they sweetly call “Monkey.” covers everything from family updates to crafting and current events. They take their little guy geocaching, aim to share the latest in LGBTQ news, and have even recently been blogging about marathon training. , find them on , and tweet them .
The Gayby Project: Making the Next Generation of Fabulous
These met and fell in love in 2009. They got married in 2012 and then started to “baby plan.” Unfortunately, the path to a baby wasn’t simple, as they battled infertility on their way to baby number one, who finally joined the family in 2015. In 2017, baby number two was born. Today they blog about life, love, and raising two boys. , find them on , and tweet them .
Brent Almond is a graphic designer and illustrator and about his adventures as a gay dad with an adopted son. He also throws in his obsessions with pop culture and superheroes, as well as the occasional crafting project and stories about what it’s like to be part of a two-dad family. , find him on , and tweet him .
Family Is About Love
These welcomed their son, Milo, via gestational surrogate. Today, they like to marvel at how much their lives have changed from their days dancing in clubs to now dancing in the living room with their little boy. They’re both high school teachers involved in community theatre and released a book in 2016 about their little family. , find them on , and tweet them .
The Family Room Blog
The Family Equality Council connects, supports, and represents the 3 million US LGBTQ families through their , various social media channels, and advocacy work. The blog features news about issues affecting LGBTQ families, personal stories, and resources for those looking for support. , find them on , and tweet them .
The Next Family
Brandy and Susan are raising three kids in Los Angeles while running in honor of connecting modern families. They aim to bring people together by opening a sincere dialogue with parents from every walk of life. But they also often share their own parenting joys and struggles, both through the blog and videos. , find them on , and tweet them .
Human Rights Campaign
is the largest national lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer civil rights organization. They’re working toward a world where LGBTQ people are ensured basic civil rights and safety. , find them on , and tweet them .