The information in this section is currently being updated. If you have any queries on parenting please contact The LGF on 0845 3 30 30 30 (open 10am-10pm every day) or email Alternatively, contact Proud 2 B Parents, Manchester's support and social group for LGBT parents and parents-to-be. Click here to visit their website or email

Same sex parents have been out there for some time and in most cases managing fantastically well to bring up fantastic kids.

Recent changes in the law have made it easier for lesbian, gay and bisexual people to have a family. Featured in this section are some of the options open to lesbian, gay and bisexual people who are thinking of starting a family and links to support and information for those who are already parenting. Click on the links on the left to find out more.

Rainbow family