US National Lesbian Longitudinal Family Study - NLLFS

The largest, longest-running prospective investigation of American lesbian mothers and their children

News & Notes

Included here are upcoming and recent presentations done by NLLFS researchers, as well as media interviews, and news stories that reference NLLFS and/or its studies.

Upcoming & Recent Presentations

  • Presentation at the 123rd Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association

    Organizer: American Psychological Association

    Title of Presentation: Male Role Models for Adolescents In Lesbian- and Heterosexual-Parent Families

    Authors: Drs. Bos, Gartrell, and van Rijn-van Gelderen

    Event Dates: August 6-9, 2015

    Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

  • Presentation in Women's Studies 610 Seminar in Sexuality

    Organizer: Women's Studies, San Diego State University

    Title of Presentation: Examples of New Directions in Studies on Planned Lesbian Families

    Authors: Drs. Bos and Gartrell 

    Event Dates: April 20, 2015

    Location: San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA

  • Presentation at the 14th Annual Update on Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity Law & Policy

    Organizer: Williams Institute

    Title of Presentation: LGB-Parent Families & Transgender Parenting

    Authors:  Drs. Goldberg, Gartrell, Gates, Stotzer, Herman, and Hasenbush

    Event Dates: April 17, 2015

    Location: UCLA School of Law, Los Angeles, CA, USA

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  • Love Comes First: Creating LGBT Familes

    Dr. Gartrell is interviewed on YouTube in the series LOVE COMES FIRST: Creating LGBT Families.

    View on the Love Comes First Website

  • Huffington Post Live - Queer Window: A Look At The Week's Top LGBT News

    Dr. Gartrell is interviewed on Huffington Post's "Queer Window" show. (Her interview starts at 15:40.)

    View on Huffington Post Live | watch video

  • Time — How the Gay-Marriage Victories Are (Slowly) Transforming the Notion of Family

    by Bonnie Rochman

    On Wednesday, Colleen Ozolitis, and her wife, Lee Ann Martinson, drove together to their son’s Seattle preschool to share their family’s good news. . . .

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Mentions In the News

  • The Independent, U.K. - Supportive families help children to flourish "no matter what their structure"

    The NLLFS is cited “central" to Professor Golombok’s conclusions in Modern Families: Parents and Children in New Family Forms.

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  • Slate - What We Know—Really—About Lesbian and Gay Parenting

    Dr. Gartrell is quoted about the Dutch Longitudinal Lesbian Family Study.

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  • What We Know - What does the scholarly research say about the wellbeing of children with gay or lesbian parents?

    Studies by Drs. Gartrell, Bos, and van Rijn-van Gelderen, and Naomi Goldberg are cited on this public policy research portal from Columbia Law School.

    Find out More

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