Adoption fostering gay lesbian
Groups encourage more gay couples to adopt children, be foster parents - Chicago Tribune
Adoption and Foster Care by Gay and Lesbian Parents in the United States
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The last decade has seen a sharp rise in the number of lesbians and gay men forming their own families through adoption, foster care, artificial insemination and.
By Gary J. Gates, M.V. Lee Badgett, Kate Chambers, Jennifer Macomber March Discussion and debate about adoption and foster care by gay, lesbian.
Description:Let It Be Us and other adoption and foster agencies have joined forces with the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services to hold workshops that provide encouragement and advice to potential gay and lesbian parents. Characteristics needed to be a good foster or adoptive parent include: More than people showed up at the first workshop last month where potential parents were paired with agencies to begin the fostering process, said Renee Lehocky, director of strategic initiatives for Lawrence Hall, a year-old nonprofit and one of the participating foster foundations. Department of Health and Human Services. Their oldest foster child is