the Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute and Author of “Adoption
Nation: How the Adoption Revolution is Transforming Our Families
– and America”
News flash: Today, in every state in America, gay fathers and
lesbian mothers are raising children. For a range of reasons, not
everyone in our country likes or wants to accept this reality, but
it is a reality nevertheless. And it is also true that adoption –
primarily of “waiting” children and youth from foster care –
is one of the reasons for this growing phenomenon. As National
Adoption Awareness Month (also known to many as “November”)
comes to a close, I’m happy to report that research and
experience show that non-heterosexual parents bring up their
children as thoughtfully, competently and with as positive results
as their straight counterparts.
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