Category Archives: Blogs

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What We Are Family means to me

No plans for parenthood yet, Laura considers why the magazine matters I’m Laura and I am the Subscriptions and Distributions Manager at We Are Family. I thought I would write a little piece about what We Are Family means to me, as a young member of the LGBT community not looking to start a family…
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Home alone with the little monsters

With her wife away, Hannah experiences work/life balance as a single parent Running a business and bringing up two under-fives is often full-on. Rowena, my partner, is contracted to work four days a week but, in her demanding job, most weeks she seems to cram five days work into four very long days. We have…
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Bruce Jenner comes out as trans in a US TV interview

Callum offers a personal view of the story After many years of speculation and ridicule about his gender identity, Bruce Jenner, an American Olympic hero (he won gold in the decathlon, 1976 Montreal Olympics), and once the epitome of masculinity, has confirmed he is transgender and ready to live the rest of his life as…
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Crossing borders as a gay family

In his first guest blog for us, James of 4 Relative Strangers, blogs about his family holidays "Deciding where to take your family for their holidays is always challenging. And when you are a same sex adoptive family; and by that I mean we are all the same sex, two dads and two sons; there…
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Happy Team

Surrogacy Supplement excitement! Just quickly wanted to share this pic of our happy team taking delivery of our new Surrogacy Supplement last week. Photo taken by moi (Beccy). From L-R: Hannah (editor), Laura (subs & distribution), Elliott (sales) Beccy, We Are Family Team
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To The Bride and Groom…

Hannah ponders her brother's unusually full immersion in his wedding plans My brother recently got married. It was a big affair in an expensive venue. The hugeness of the occasion took a while to dawn on me. I didn’t realise when they announced it over a year before, nor the evening after the announcement when…
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We’re really excited to finally re-launch our website!

It’s been a few months of blood, sweat and tears for the team here... What with our growing reputation as a trusted voice on LGBT parenting and families, and requests for things we couldn’t quite provide, we knew it was time to bring our website up-to-date, but we never expected to be led down such…
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Welcome to our new website!

We did it! Phew! This website has been my baby for the last couple or three months so I'm really excited to see it being launched at the end of TODAY! (fingers crossed) I've learnt so much on this project. We've used Wordpress to build the website and I certainly wouldn't have called myself a…
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Our four year old wonders about families

Hannah considers her son's understanding of family One Saturday afternoon I was queuing for lunch at a family restaurant. Noah, our four-year-old, was hanging off my arm in a constantly moving knot: doing that wriggling-jiggling routine familiar to parents of under-fives, as if he has a snake under his skin. Noah looked behind us and…
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