A lesbian adoptive mother responds to Catholic bishops' attempt to discriminate against #LGBTQfamilies like hers
We know nearly a dozen other same-sex couples who have also adopted children with special needs, both from the U.S. and abroad. And there are hundreds, if not thousands of others like us across the U.S. The intentionality with which they chose to parent is carried forward into their raising of their daughters and sons. They have done all the things that other parents do, often while facing stigma and a lack of legal stability for their families.
The couple, to whom the extent of the legal rights they have over their babies has not been made clear, are resolved to protect the boys. They are not giving up on getting the state to recognize them as the family they know they are.
Tony and the organization he heads both work to tell the world that certain kinds of families are wrong, certain kinds are in danger, and certain kinds of humans are unfit for adoption (and most other areas of life). Tony Perkins is waging a rhetorical assault on my family.
Gallup has released new data following its annual Values and Beliefs poll, with interesting and notable shifts in the public's opinions on people who are gay.
Adoption advocate Bryant Huddleston shares the surprises, joys, and stereotypes that come with raising his son, Haven.
Utah's highest court stops adoption for same-sex couples, saying that it "prevents further confusion"
Last Friday, the Utah Supreme Court issued a stay on ruling in a current same sex adoption case, which effectively barred the Utah Department of Health from issuing birth certificates to same sex parents.
A new ABC-Washington Post poll has revealed continued increases in support for marriage equality, legal adoption, and protections for LGBT people.
Georgia newspaper the GA Voice highlighted LGBT parents and their adorable kids during National Adoption Month. Family Equality Council is also honoring the month with the Allies for Adoption campaign.
Family Equality Council has launched the collaborative Allies for Adoption campaign in honor of children in foster care, parents who are LGBT, and National Adoption Month. They've also made it really easy for you to spread the word.