At Peanut, we’re passionate about highlighting LGBTQIA+ voices and experiences - especially when it comes to fertility, pregnancy, and parenting. That’s why we’ve rounded up some of our favorite LGBTQ+ couples that your feed is currently missing.
Not only do these women create great content, but use their platforms to raise awareness of the additional difficulties LGBTQIA+ couples face when it comes to navigating parenthood.
1. Denise & Ebony ➡️ @team2moms
As huge diversity and positivity advocates, Denise and Ebony are on a mission to challenge norms and stereotypes, with a helping hand from their three children. Not only do they love sharing insights into their lives (the good, the bad, and the downright hilarious), but they’re passionate about giving the world a new perspective of what makes a family. Yes, please!
2. Krystian & Caitlyn ➡️ @krystian_gabrielle
Krystian’s Instagram account documents her family’s day-to-day life, with no topic off limits, and we can’t get enough. Alongside adorable snapshots of their family, Krystian previously opened up about her difficult experience coming out, and to this day she continues to encourage the LGBTQIA+ community to be proud of who they are, always.
3. Raff & Micaela ➡️ @raffinee
Fun fact: Raff and Micaela’s three children are only seven and a half months apart. Both Micaela and Raff were going through IUI and became pregnant a few weeks after one another - with Raff carrying twins! If that story alone hasn’t convinced you to follow, we’re not sure what will…
4. Tara & Mandi ➡️ @livingrosa
LGBTQIA+ influencer, wife, and mama, Tara, is passionate about breaking the stigma of the ‘normal’ family - and we’re here for it. Alongside their sweet vlogs and funny moments, Tara and her wife Mandi also keep it real, sharing their experiences of trying to conceive and life with a baby in the NICU.
5. Mylin & Lindsay ➡️ @stokeskennedy
As the proud mamas of two boys and a baby-to-be, and dedicated advocates of Black Queer love, MyLin and Lindsay’s Instagram focuses on giving visibility to her family and affirming the validity of the LGTBQIA+ community. Plus, you might’ve just spotted these two in Abercrombie’s Pride campaign - NDB!
6. Cara & Cara ➡️ @caras_atl
Cara C (who runs the account) has an interesting story - calling herself a ‘late to lesbian’, only coming out at age 30 after being married to a man and meeting Cara W when her daughter was six years old. In her posts, she talks about the lack of visibility for same-sex families and her desire to challenge ‘normalcy’ - and we love her for it.
7. Rose & Rosie ➡️ @roseellendix and @roxetera
After a gruelling TTC journey, Rose and Rosie are expecting their first little peanut. Tap the follow button for candid chats about the difficulties of trying to conceive as a same-sex couple: dealing with fertility clinics, laws and regulations when it comes to sperm (who knew!), the cost of IUI, and what not to say to a queer expecting couple.