You'll find plenty to be proud about
in our latest issue

Indepth articles and guides and stories from real LGBT families.

This issue: • non-birth lesbian mums • Dr Christian Jessen on 'gay cures' • an egg donor's story • the schoolgirl who fought homophobia • Gruffalo author Julia Donaldson • news, events, reviews and more!

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Would you love to start a family
but don't know where to start?

We can help support & guide you on your journey to parenthood.
Issue by issue we're creating an amazing back catalogue
of articles, guides & personal stories.

Visit our library for tons to read on
planning, parenting & family.

We've got a lot to
say for ourselves!

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Thank you to all our supporters,
and friends

Thanks also to our advertisers - your support enables us to publish
the magazine. Special mention this issue to

Families Through Surrogacy & Orange Grove Foster Care.

Please visit our Partners page to support our supporters. Thanks.

This month we’re talking surrogacy

To coincide with the Families Through Surrogacy conference
in March, we published a special Surrogacy Supplement,
which includes the amazing international story of a couple
who used two surrogates who both then had multiple pregnancies!

• For excerpts of the story go to the Library and search surrogacy
• To get a copy of our Surrogacy Supplement click the buy link

Welcome to We Are Family magazine

The magazine for LGBT families, families-to-be & families with lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans members


• celebrating alternative & inclusive families
• offering advice, signposting, guidance & support to LGBT families
• inspiring young people & families through positive representation & role models

  • Planning

    LGBT and want a family? The journey starts here.

  • Parenting

    You've started a family. The fun has just begun!

  • Family

    Celebrate, support, learn, campaign: be part of the family.

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    Friday 29 May til Sunday 7 June
  2. Bradford Pride

    Saturday 30 May
  3. LGBT Pride Month

    Monday 1 June til Tuesday 30 June
  4. Adopt Together Open Evening

    Thursday 4 June, 5:30 pm til 7:30 pm
  5. Blackpool Pride

    Saturday 13 June til Sunday 14 June

Video of the month

The We Are Family magazine team love this video: it's a short, sweet & simple way to show kids that there are many different kinds of families and, as long as they are full of love and care, they are all OK. From CBBC presenter Olly Pike.

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We're busy working on our summer magazine - issue 8 will be out mid-June and is going to be great, with loads of fantastic and informative content!
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