Story: Diverse families

Diverse family

Diverse family

Families in the 21st century come in all shapes and sizes. Some children, like five-month-old Liliana, have gay parents. In February 2006 at the Big Gay Out Festival at Coyle Park in Auckland, Liliana's parents, lesbian couple Andi Chapman (centreholding the baby) and Kim Myhill (right), met up with her biological father, Giovanni Fabricius (left), who is also gay.

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Rosemary Du Plessis and Candice Diggelmann, 'Diverse families - Families with lesbian or gay parents', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 18 January 2022)

Story by Rosemary Du Plessis and Candice Diggelmann, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 22 Jun 2018