Tag Archives: family

A lesbian granny and a granny of lesbian mums

Modern grandparenting Many grandparents help their children out by looking after the grandkids regularly, but there’s far more to grandparenting than just family favours and saving money. We hear from two grandmothers who have forged a friendship through their common commitments. Maureen and Fiona meet up every week with their grandchildren. Maureen Wright, 60, lives…
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L Fest 2015: review

Camping as grown-ups! Sharon Redrobe, her partner Louise, and their son Jake have been to L Fest every year so far. This year Jake was with family so We Are Family magazine sent Sharon and Louise to enjoy the festival as a couple. Here’s Sharon’s  verdict… “This was our first child free camping trip and…
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Rainbow family holiday: a review

In issue 8 of We Are Family magazine our editor considers what it takes for her family to feel comfortable on holiday. Sands Resort in Cornwall did a great job of it - here's Hannah's review. Review: Sands Resort in Porth, Cornwall We headed to Sands Resort in Porth, Cornwall for a two-night spa stay;…
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Kids Of Gay Parents Speak Out

A short film from Team Angelica & Stonewall, 2013

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

Video of the Month: July 2015

Supporting my grandson as he explores his identity

Guest blogger Anna Bianchi is a creative activist, writer, workshop teacher and change guide, and a grandmother with a 4-year-old grandson who is exploring female gender identity. Here Anna reflects on her own conditioning and honouring Ruben's* journey. Anna’s website: www.annabianchi.co.uk Ruben’s powder blue princess dress is bunched up over his thighs as he sits on…
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Sharing my story

My first official 'talk' to share my story - and the Routes to Parenthood Show Last weekend I got to meet myself 12 years ago - several times! The We Are Family team trekked to Manchester for the Routes to Parenthood show – the second in a new series of regional shows. We had a…
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Finding a gay and family-friendly holiday destination

In my last blog post I talked about the difficulties of visiting countries where homosexuality is illegal, in our case Singapore. Other families may have a choice as to where to spend their pink pound but we do not – Dylan’s family are Singaporean and our choosing not to go would be to deny our…
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Surrogacy experts offer insights in London!

Callum reflects on a thought-provoking work trip After just three weeks at We Are Family magazine I’ve all ready become emotionally invested in routes to parenthood for gay and lesbian couples. From even my very basic understanding of IVF and surrogacy it occurs to me how scary it must be to embark on that journey,…
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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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