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 at the International Convention of Psychological Science (ICPS)

    Organizer: International Convention of Psychological Science

    Title of Presentation: Satisfaction with Known, Open-Identity, or Unknown Sperm Donors: Reports from Lesbian Mothers of 17-year-old Adolescents

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

    Event Dates: March 12-14, 2015

    Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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Interviews

  • 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.)

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  • 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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  • 60 Minutes New Zealand — Gaybe Boomers: The new Kiwi family?

    produced by Alison Horwood

    The nature of the New Zealand family is changing fast. It is now quite common for children to be brought up by two lesbian women, or two gay men. Amanda Millar reports on the kids of homosexual couples.

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Mentions In the News

  • 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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  • Huffington Post - Children Of LGBT Parents Speak Out For "The Let Love Define Family" Series

    Dr. Gartrell is quoted in the “Let Love Define Family™” article.

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  • NLLFS Citation in Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author's Book

    NLLFS cited in Forcing the Spring: Inside the Fight For Marriage Equality, by Pulitzer Prize-Winner Jo Becker.

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