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

Issue 8 - Summer 2015 - out now
with indepth articles, guides and stories from real LGBT families:

• International surrogacy, an epic story of borders & legalities
• Trans parenting focus • Conversion therapy • After adoption: security & anxiety
• Twin vision • Happy holidays for LGBT families
• news, events, reviews and more!

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Would you love to have 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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Want to find out about forthcoming LGBT & family events?
Or keep informed about campaign news?

Visit our news & views page now!

For LGBT families, families-to-be
& families with
LGBT members

Don't miss our unique alternative parenting magazine.
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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

Routes to Parenthood,
Oregon Reproductive Medicine & Creative Family Connections.

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Show and tell with
We Are Family magazine

We have an exciting few months of events coming up.
If you are from the LGBT community and looking for advice or support
on how to start your family, come and see us in London, Coventry and Falkirk.

We’re attending the Routes to Parenthood shows in Scotland and
the West Midlands (where our editor will tell her story), and The Alternative Parenting Show in London. We'd love to meet you - if you attend
any of these shows do come and say hello!

For more details see our events calendar or issue 8 of We Are Family magazine.

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.

  • Advertise

    Want to reach our active, engaged readership?


Upcoming Events

  1. Gay Wedding Show, Newcastle

    Sunday 19 July, 12:00 pm
  2. Adopt Together Open Evening

    Thursday 6 August, 5:30 pm til 7:30 pm
  3. Alternative Family Week

    Sunday 13 September til Saturday 19 September
  4. Routes to Parenthood

    Sunday 13 September
  5. Routes to Parenthood

    Sunday 4 October

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Clear, honest, cute: kids talk about their lives and their diverse families. We love this - it's a simple message: Parents are Parents. Family is Family. Love is Love.

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Can you help us reach a thousand Likes? Our facebook numbers have been steadily on the rise with 21 new Likes this week alone!
Very warm welcomes to our new friends and thanks to our long-term supporters for staying with us.
Currently at 896 Likes, could we get to 1,000 by the end of the week? That would be grand! (geddit? ;) ).

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If you have a friend or two in the LGBTQ community, feel free to share this with them, I'm sure the majority of us can relate to SOMETHING in this song. #ItGetsBetter! -Shay-

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Congratulations! Vivian Boyack, age 91, and Alice “Nonie” Dubes, age 90, have been together for 72 years, and this weekend they tied the knot.

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This appeared on mainstream TV in the US - John Oliver tells it like it is on trans issues. A long clip, but worth the watch.
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Treatment of transgender people is a civil rights issue, and no one wants to end up on the wrong side of history.

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