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Category Archives: Family Creation

Summer Read: Love’s Promises

Love's Promises - Martha Ertman

When my spouse and I decided to become parents, the first thing we did, like so many LGBTQ people, was find a lawyer. That’s why I was fascinated with a new book that explores the rich and longstanding relationship between contracts and families.

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Talking About Egg and Sperm Donors with Kids

Egg and sperm

A few entries to Blogging for LGBTQ Families Day this year raised the topic of discussing sperm and egg donors with children. Here’s what they had to say.

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Post of the Week: “The Tiger and the Penguin”

Post of the Week

My Post of the Week pick this time is a poem from a child who has a thing or two to say about unusual friendships.

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President’s Foster Care Proclamation Includes LGBTQ Parents, Kids, Marriage Equality


President Obama’s proclamation of National Foster Care Month has once again included parents and children of all sexual orientations and gender identities. It also mentions marriage equality as a factor in giving more kids the chance to find loving homes.

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Support Increases for Adoption by Gay and Lesbian Parents

LGBTQ Families

A new study from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) shows increasing support for adoptions by gay and lesbian parents.

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