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Guest Post by Nicole Opper Nicole and Kristan document their journey into the foster care system to adopt a child in their new comedic documentary web series The...
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VICTORY: Governor Brown Signs the Modern Family Act!

Dear families and friends, I am thrilled to share with you that the Modern Family Act (AB2344) is now the law! Over the past twenty...
Gay couple Jeffrey Parsons (R) and Chris Hietikko pose with their son Henry Hietikko-Parsons in the garden of their house in New York on May 01, 2008. Henry was conceived by the couple via artificial insemination and a surrogate mother.Surrogates, who are paid about $20,000 above and beyond medical expenses to carry a child, are responsible for approximately 1,000 births a year, according to the Organization of Parents Through Surrogacy, that records births brokered through agencies and privately over the Internet.  AFP PHOTO/Emmanuel Dunand (Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Groundbreaking Law Would Make It Easier For LGBT Couples To Start A Family

Jeffrey Parsons and Chris Hietikko pose with their son Henry Hietikko-Parsons in the garden of their house. Henry was conceived by the couple via artificial...
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Mignon And Elaine’s Story From The Let Love Define Family Series

Originally published on the Huffington Post Gay Voices Long before Mignon R. Moore, 43, and Elaine Harley, 44, of Los Angeles considered raising a child,...
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The Entrustment Ceremony – Creating meaningful ritual in open adoption

By Leah Sheldon Originally Published by Adoption Connection Ashlee (left) and adoptive mom Bobbie exchange vows and bracelets at the entrustment...
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Two men and a baby: Navigating parenting and partnership in a two-dad family

By KALW reporter Jen Chien Credit Phyllis Christopher / phyllischristopher.comMickey, Alicia and Amos Lim When Amos and Mickey Lim met in...
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Trust & Fear of the Unknown in Adoption

This is the happy story of a new family being born through unexpected circumstances and an almost magical lining up of the stars. Little did...