Category: LGBT Family Building


Understanding Trans Adoption – My Personal Journey

The first step toward understanding trans adoption was, for me, the awareness of how little I knew about it. Slowly, I got to understand it better through talking with adoption agency workers, attorneys and trans men and women themselves.

I became more proficient with the vocabulary of gender: I am cisgender, a person whose gender identity matches the biological sex...

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Post-Election Legal Safeguards LGBT Families Must Take

IMMEDIATE STEPS TO TAKE:

Initiate a step-parent adoption or parentage order and obtain a court order, even if both names are on the birth certificate. Obtain a passport for your child with BOTH parents name listed on the passport. Make sure BOTH parents names are listed on your child’s social security number record. Obtain gender marker revisions t...

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Lesbian Family Building

Join Path2Parenthood tonight (Wednesday, June 26th) at our Gay Women's Gathering in Los Angeles!! For more information, click here.

Getting Started

Deciding to build a family as a single woman or as a lesbian couple requires planning. Women who have not tried to conceive or who have not been exposed to sperm are not by definition infertile, unless there are...

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Ten Myths about Adoption

Adoption is an emotionally charged topic. Throw in some misinformation and a whopping dose of the stuff tabloids are made of and it's hard to separate myth from fact. So sit back, get comfortable, and learn the truth about building a family through adoption.

1. MYTH: There are no kids to adopt.

FACT: There are children of all ages waiting...

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Rufus Wainwright builds a family

On August 23rd Rufus Wainwright will be marrying his partner of five years, Jorn Weisbrodt, out in Montauk, Long Island.

I've always liked Rufus Wainwright's music, but only became interested in his family building story after I saw him in concert in July.

The show opened with Adam Cohen, son of the legendary Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen, and...

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