Chicago boy's death from epilepsy turns parents into activists

In the wake of the death of their son, a Chicago couple want to make sure other parents have the information they didn't. Read...

 

Two dads, two kids, one happy family

Howard Wax and Robert Pooley and their 4-year-old twins say they've found support where it matters most. Gay parents will be counted in the 2010 census for the first item. Read...

 

Raising a lefty

What if the world felt backward to you? Left-handed kids living in a right-handed world face some challenges that parents (especially righties) might overlook.  Read...

 

Parents struggle when kids are gay

When Toni Skwarek's 18-year-old son Joey told her he was gay, she felt the blood drain from her face. Read...

 

For one gay parent, history repeats itself

Lisa Zilligen knows what it's like to grow up the child of a gay parent, which is why she knows exactly what her kids are going through. Read...

 

Canadian marriage not recognized

Michael Campbell and Andrew Mason are both listed on the birth certificate of their daughter, who was born in Toronto, where their marriage is legal.  Read...

 

Custody issues challenge same-sex parents

It took four years before Laura McAlpine could legally adopt the daughter she had raised since birth. Read...

 

Times change for lesbian mom of two

Kelly Fondow of Oak Park has two daughters, separated by 14 years and changing times.  Read...

 

Gay parents will count in 2010 census

Same-sex parents will be counted as married in the 2010 Census for the first time. Five Chicago-area families say the change is long overdue -- and helps strengthen their families. Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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