An Inevitable Truth

So our son will soon be two and I was recently asked why I have never written about his birthday. Not the cake filled, balloon type of birthday,

Adoption Complete! The Moment We’ve Been Waiting For

As of this past Thursday, we are officially parents. In a whirlwind of activity, my wife and I brought home our amazing, beautiful, precious daughter after being on

Can We Adopt An Undocumented Child?

Q: My partner and I (both United States citizens) know a child who is in the United States but undocumented. Could we adopt her? A: Immigration issues are

Waiting in a Void

We have reached a new phase of our adoption process. We are officially on the waitlist. Officially. We can find our online

Dangerous Birth Mother Liasons

Note: This post is just in time for November, National Adoption Month. I was reminded the other day of just what lengths some of us must go through.... choose to

Which states allow LGBT adoption?

Q: I am a transgendered woman seriously considering foster parenting as a lead-in to adoption. Which states allow LGBT adoption? A: Currently 6 states explicitly support LGBT foster

A Talk with Gay Parenting Researcher Abbie Goldberg

Dr. Abbie Goldberg’s research focuses on exploring parenthood, relationship quality, and well being in diverse families, including adoptive parent families and lesbian/gay parent families. She is currently exploring

France Pledges to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage and Adoption

Good news from gay Pair-ee: Francois Hollande, France's new, lefty president, wasn't kidding when he said he wanted to legalize same-sex marriage and same-sex adoption in the country. Prime

Henry and Joel

Henry and Joel were one of the first gay couples to adopt in Florida after the gay adoption ban was overturned in that state. Now they are loving

Unexpected Bumps in the Road to Gay Adoption: Challenges Arise

I have never before thought of myself as someone who needs, or even really likes, to be in control. Usually, I am more than happy to give

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