Elementary school crushes feel fake when I look back — probably because, to some degree, they were. What I do remember is being seven or eight and staying up late with my old friend Alex Nordstrom, who was a heterosexual boy roughly my age. But we would turn them on and make silly jokes and laugh until we were sleepy.
When the Gay and Lesbian Parents Coalition International held its annual convention, or ''family reunion,'' in Indianapolis in July, a very common ceremony was held for the first time: A newborn baby was baptized. Cameron Frederick Fisher Davenport, 6 weeks old, son of Tim Fisher and Scott Davenport, was welcomed into the Christian community in the combined Episcopal-Presbyterian ceremony as about 80 other gay and lesbian parents and their children looked on. Increasing numbers of gay men and lesbians are creating their own families, through adoption, artificial insemination and surrogate motherhood.
Wyley Simpson, 28, says he endured a lot of ridicule as a pregnant man before giving birth to his son Rowan. Wyley Simpson, of San Antonio, Texas, had already started his transition from female to male when he received shocking news last February: he was pregnant. The couple considered placing the child for adoption, but ultimately chose to grow their family.
Most of us believe that we were born that way, but is sexual orientation in our DNA? JV Chamary goes in search of the gay gene. By Jv Chamary.
Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic's partner has given birth to a baby boy, her office reports, in a country that still does not recognize same-sex marriages. The statement said the mother, Milica Djurdjic, and the baby, named Igor, are "doing fine. The brief statement did not give further details of the birth.
The same-sex couple featured in the article acquired their two sons through IVF and surrogacy. Yes, acquired. Many most?
I n a recent Guardian articleSimon Copland argued that it is very unlikely people are born gay or presumably any other sexual orientation. Scientific evidence says otherwise. It points strongly to a biological origin for our sexualities. I would argue that understanding our fundamental biological nature should make us more vigorous in promoting LGB rights.