adoption

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.

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VIDEO: Texas dads denied parental rights to their own twin sons

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.

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Tony Perkins applauds adoption foundation that proudly repudiates his agenda

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.

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Gallup polls find Americans split on why people are gay, but mostly supportive of equality

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.

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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.

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Recognizing LGBT families during National Adoption Month

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.

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VIDEO: Allies for Adoption launches to help foster kids, gay and trans parents

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.

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