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Adoption and the GLBT community

This group is for anyone wanted to discuss the benefits and challenges of adopting as a member of the GLBT community. This group is for people who believe that gay, lesbian, bi-sexual and transgender individuals deserve the right to adopt.

Members: 33
Latest Activity: Oct 29, 2012

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Comment by Sans Pareil Center on October 29, 2012 at 12:45pm

We have a birth family who are specifically looking for a same sex couple to adopt their baby.  If you are interested in learning more, if you are home study approved and are willing to work with a Texas Agency please feel free to contact us.  Thank you.

Comment by Jonathan Peterson on February 5, 2012 at 12:28pm

yeah we are using a local agency.  We have had two change of hearts with them and started searching on our own while still working with them.

Comment by Sans Pareil Center on February 5, 2012 at 7:39am

Are you using an Agency?

Comment by Jonathan Peterson on February 5, 2012 at 6:53am

Our wait has been long.  We are currently approaching two years.  Anyone have any advice to help us find a birthmother.  We have done everything from a youtube video, a blog, twitter, and facebook pages.  Any other ideas and suggestions?

Comment by joyce Albu on June 15, 2011 at 5:44pm

I just wanted to update you all that we adopted our 4th child.  Ella Jane was born on March 15, 2011.  Yes, it has taken me 3 months to sign on as we are crazy busy!  lol.  We are so blessed and thankful for our attorney for yet again providing us with yet another successful adoption.  I write this to all that are in waiting to have faith as you will get the baby that was meant to be in your life and it WILL happen. 

 

Comment by Sadie & Elizabeth Durant on June 10, 2011 at 10:35am
Hi! We are a lesbian couple about to "go live" with our adoption agency. Our web site is http://openadoptionoregon.com. We are in Oregon but interested in adopting from anywhere in the US. Would love to chat with others who are waiting!
Comment by Mark and Leo on April 25, 2011 at 11:23am
Hi all, my partner and I are currently waiting to be found by a prospective birthmom! We have been officially waiting for a month now... hoping to adopt this year or next!
Comment by joyce Albu on January 28, 2011 at 5:49am

Hello All,

My partner and I are the proud mommies of three children.  Our AA baby was adopted from birth and she is now 2 years old. We adopted an older son for my biological son.  SO, we have a 20 and 15 year old boys and a 2 year old girl.  We are expecting our fourth baby as our birth mother is due March 30.  We have open adoptions with all of our birth mothers.  I am 40 plus, and gay raising many races.  I laugh that their are so many different support groups to join due to our situation (Gay, Spanish and AA children, older and a tad bit crazy-lol).  However, our kids are doing great!!!!  Would love to chat with other mommies!

Comment by Amy Ford on September 6, 2010 at 11:20am
Congratulations Shannon and Amanda! Very exciting! My partner and I have adopted 3 daughters through foster care. We didn't have the opportunity to have dialogue with birth moms. Treasure the opportunity! Best Wishes! Amy
Comment by Shannon and Amanda Gerber on September 5, 2010 at 4:16pm
Hello!! We are Shannon and Amanda and we have just started the final leg of our adoption journey. We have ordered our birthmom letters and are waiting for them to arrive to go "live." We have been spending most of our time learning all about open adoption and raising children with lesbian parents. Please introduce yourselves!! ~Amanda
 

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