Because there's more than one right way to be a family


JULY 26, 2017

Findings from a nationally-representative online survey upend traditional assumptions about women’s attitudes toward marriage, partnership, parenting, and family, and show an evolving family landscape where roles are being redrawn and reconsidered.

JUNE 30, 2016

A lot of what we think we know about families in America is wrong. Here are ten myths and misunderstandings we need to replace with the truth.

MAY 6, 2016

They’re the rule-breaking, adventure-taking, hug-dispensing women who make families stronger.

MARCH 1, 2016

Married nuclear families are the gold standard against which we are all judged.

FEBRUARY 22, 2016

Mia Birdsong is redefining how we value families with the project Family Story. We spoke with her to learn more about why it’s crucial to expand beyond the increasingly antiquated concept of the nuclear families and how we can use our imagination and creativity to create new, more inclusive communities and loving networks.

OCTOBER 1, 2015

New Group Launches To Target Conservatives’ Claim to So-Called “Family Values”

SEPTEMBER 23, 2015

We’re finally talking about stressed, toxic work worlds, but in a way that benefits wealthy, traditional families

MAY 2015

As a global community, we all want to end poverty. Mia Birdsong suggests a great place to start: Let’s honor the skills, drive and initiative that poor people bring to the struggle every day. She asks us to look again at people in poverty: They may be broke — but they’re not broken.

MARCH 20, 2015

Marriage may be on the decline, but that is not catastrophic by itself. Love and companionship are alive and well.