Whilst having two Mums has always been visible, other aspects of her life have been less so. With the curriculum encompassing reproduction along with interpersonal relationships, it's plausible that donor conception will come into focus. We'll be led by our daughter; her questions and reflections and support her as best we can. If that involves speaking with the school, pupils or other parents we'll await her nod.
Pride enables LGBT parents to show their children that families like ours are not unusual, and that we can be proud of who we are. And the message seems to get through - at least it did for Shoshana, now in her twenties, who went to Pride throughout her childhood with her two mums.
Each year, tens of thousands of books are published in the UK. While some of these are the big-selling, headline-grabbers
Rachel and a long-standing gay male friend had joked for years about becoming parents together. Eventually, we plucked up our courage and asked him and his partner whether they'd consider embarking on parenthood with us - not as a joke, but for real.
I've been dealing with this for years and some days I win and other days I don't... I think depressed people are capable of putting up with a hell of a lot more than those that don't!
Our parenting experience is sometimes different because my partner and I, who are both legal parents to our daughter, are in a same sex-relationship. I believe that most of these differences, the important ones anyway, are positive. That's not to say that being a parent in a same-sex relationship is better than being any other kind of parent, but it does have unique elements that should be celebrated...
The term queer is generally acknowledged as more of a middle class phenomenon. As rebellious as it may be, it tends to belong to those who have had the good fortune of higher education, or those who have been lucky enough to be born into an 'arty' familial circle.
The checkouts are busy. No, they are overwhelmed. So despite having a full trolly we go for the self service check outs. In the style of a Hannah Barberra cartoon, where a mini devil sits on one of the character's shoulders while a mini angel sits on the other, voices debate in my head as I make this choice.
Rodriguez first made headlines in 2013 when she became the first transgender candidate to run for Congress in Ecuador. She
Joining the trend of quirky public baby announcements flooding the internet, redditor MeggoEggo shared this picture on imgur