A Star is Born

What does your future family look like?

Posted by Planet Nation on 01 September 2017

On Saturday 23 September 2017, the My Future Family Show (previously known as the Alternative Parenting Show) returns to London.

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P3 Kids Fun Run

Posted by Planet Nation on 08 August 2017

Do your kids, nieces, nephews or little cousins get bored easily? Are you struggling to keep your little ones occupied and entertained? Or you are still looking for any fun outdoor events where they can make some good memories and friends? 

Join P3 in Victoria Park this August!

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P3 Video: Family is Love

Posted by Planet Nation on 02 February 2017

Watch real people (straight, gay, lesbian, bi & trans*) talk about family & parenthood and what a family means to them.

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The Alternative Parenting Show returns to London

Posted by Planet Nation on 10 August 2016

The Alternative Parenting Show showcases alternative ways to start a family including single parent by choice, co-parents, LGBT parents, fostering & adoption and surrogacy.

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Pride Angel Journey - Food

Posted by PrideAngel on 12 April 2016

With babies, food is simple: it’s just very messy. We did baby-led-weaning which means avoiding spooning mush into them and pretty much letting them feed themselves with whatever we happened to be making for ourselves that meal. They fed themselves, their bibs, their chairs, the table, the floor and anything within a 2-metre radius. Messy

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Funded fertility treatment for lesbian couples near impossible in Northern Ireland

Posted by PrideAngel on 27 March 2016

A lesbian couple who cannot get free fertility treatment claim they are being indirectly discriminated against because of their sexuality.

The women were initially told by health professionals they could be treated by the National Health Service (NHS). But they were "devastated" when that changed.

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Pride Angel Journey - Digger working mummy!

Posted by PrideAngel on 13 March 2016

A burst of excitement inside me. A transporter carrying a tractor! And then I remember that I’m driving to work, alone. A wasted sighting and, quite frankly, a wasted transporter and tractor out on these commuter roads at 7.30am. The proper place for such vehicles is of course en route to toddler group or the park at around 9.30am. Along with the dustbin lorries, diggers and fire engines. Woe betides the heavy goods vehicle which has purposes other than the diversion of my small children.

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Buying fertility on the internet: fair play or risky business?

Posted by PrideAngel on 13 March 2016

However, there is a voice missing in this debate, and that is the experience of people who have actually done this themselves. As the chair of the debate, I feel strongly that the evening would do the topic a disservice unless someone whose life had been affected by ex-clinic donations was part of the conversation.

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Transgender kids are valid - Stop mocking them

Posted by Debbie Louise Cannon on 12 March 2016

Debbie, a transwoman with over 200 hours support worker experience, has her say on why transgender kids are valid - and why we need to allow them the freedom to explore who they are.

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Lesbian non-bio mum wins IVF daughter appeal

Posted by PrideAngel on 07 February 2016

A lesbian woman battling with her ex-partner for the return of her IVF-born daughter from Pakistan has been given hope by a Supreme Court ruling. The girl’s biological mother and sole legal parent took her out of the UK in 2014, three years after their relationship ended

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How women choose sperm donors online - study shows intelligent, shy donors are more sought after

Posted by PrideAngel on 26 January 2016

A study into how women choose sperm donors via online websites has revealed men who are intellectual, shy, calm and methodical are selected to produce more children than those who are extroverted. It also highlighted that women choose donors who have a higher income, even though there is no requirement for ongoing parental support.

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Do you want to co-parent with a non-romantic partner?

Posted by PrideAngel on 26 January 2016

A Celistan & Co. Films is currently seeking real people to share their stories regarding Parenting Partnerships for an upcoming feature.

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International DJ Mary Mac joins The Dinah 2016 Line up

Posted by Sarah Lavender on 07 January 2016

Having just annouced DJ Samantha Ronson on the 2016 line up, The Dinah has now added DJ Mary Mac to the roster.  Currently on tour with Madonna, Mary Mac is a great addition to the weekend. 

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Pride Angel Journey - Christmas in Toddlerdom

Posted by PrideAngel on 03 January 2016

Luna shakes broken crumbs out of the hollow Christmas tree chocolate on to her plate. “I’m shaking the seeds out.” This is a two-and-a-half-year-old who has eaten a lot more fruit than chocolate.

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Now Casting for Television Series Featuring Parenting Partners

Posted by PrideAngel on 21 December 2015

Have you exhausted all possibilities of finding a romantic mate to conceive a child with? Are you currently looking for or are in the middle of partnering with someone to have a baby and simply co­parent? The Celistan Twins want to hear your story!

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Pride Angel Journey - Extremes

Posted by PrideAngel on 13 December 2015

I’ve always been one for extremes: things are black and white, no shades of grey for me. But childhood or parenthood or the place where the two meet is something else

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NEW FILM ON GAY PARENTING IN THE UK COMMISSIONED

Posted by Planet Nation on 15 July 2013
A brand new film about gay parents, focusing on families from the UK has been commissioned by Square Peg Media.
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Choices & Challenges - Erin & Kate's journey to a family

Posted by Planet Nation on 12 June 2013

Having kids was part of the package from the second date for Erin and Katie. Once their relationship was established they pushed ahead with plans to start a family.

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How to make a baby... a personal experience by Jene

Posted by Planet Nation on 21 April 2013

This is my story of how we (my partner, myself and our baby) got here.

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