LGBT Adoptive Parents Gather for Gala

LGBT Adoptive Parents Gather for Gala

Amid the mimosas and dream items for auction, LGBT parents, intended parents and their supporters gathered for a good cause: the Raise A Child annual jazz brunch at the W Hotel in Hollywood. Raise A Child has an important mission: to help connect LGBT intended parents...
Real Surrogate for Gay Dad Speaks Out

Real Surrogate for Gay Dad Speaks Out

Jennifer, a professional surrogate, never thought she wanted children.  But after becoming a mom herself, she decided she not only loved being pregnant, but that she could help families who would not otherwise be able to have biological children — including gay...

New Life for Old Eggs

Yes, women are born with a set number of eggs that begin to decline in quality as well as quantity with age. But thanks to a new technology developed at OvaScience, it is possible to augment a woman’s egg quality. To find out more, we interviewed...
Designer Twins: LGBT Family Story

Designer Twins: LGBT Family Story

When fashion designer, Anthony, met his future husband, John, an executive news producer, he wasn’t quite ready for children. Now the father of twins, it’s Anthony who stays home with them, making meals from scratch, and applying the eye of a couturier to...
Behind the Scenes with LAPD Lesbian Mom

Behind the Scenes with LAPD Lesbian Mom

For our next family story, we’ve had the privilege of interviewing a wonderful lesbian couple, Kristi and Theresa, and their two children. Both Kristi and Theresa are law enforcement officers; Theresa with the Sheriff’s department, and Kristi with the...

Looking for Trans Families

We are currently looking for some amazing trans families who conceived their children post-transitioning to feature as a story segment on our LoveComesFirst.com website and in the book with a professional family portrait. If interested, please contact us at...
Reflections on D&G: Technology is Part of Life

Reflections on D&G: Technology is Part of Life

By now most of us have read or heard about the comments made by the founders of Dolce and Gabbana in an interview with the Italian magazine, Panorama. In essence, they refer to the children brought into the world through IVF (in vitro fertilization) as “synthetic.”...
Glee Cast Performs at FEC Gala

Glee Cast Performs at FEC Gala

The FEC Gala on Saturday was a tremendous success!  Among the many celebrities attending were host Sandra Bernhard, Matt Bomer, Cheyenne Jackson, Maxine Nightingale and featured performers from the cast of “Glee,” including Lea Michele. One of our favorite...
Family Equality Council Gala Dinner

Family Equality Council Gala Dinner

So tomorrow night is the big Family Equality Council gala dinner here in Los Angeles! We’re thrilled to be attending, to support such a wonderful organization, and to hear so many celebrities perform. We’ve also heard tickets are still available and can be purchased...
LoveComesFirst.com Website Launch

LoveComesFirst.com Website Launch

It’s an exciting day for us at Love Comes First: the launch of our LoveComesFirst.com website with our first round of video story segments! Over the past year and a half, we have profiled LGBT families—their struggles and triumphs—as they navigate through the maze of...