To adopt, or not to adopt… Surprisingly, that has been one of the most asked questions by parents of children born with the assistance of a surrogate mother.
A majority of Americans now say their definition of family includes same-sex couples with children, as well as married gay and lesbian couples.
A new report from Movement Advancement Project sheds light on stereotypes of senior members of the LGBT community. The report finds “LGBT elders are more likely to live in poverty, face social and community isolation, and lack appropriate health care and long-term care” according to a news release on the group’s Web site.
With more than 125,000 children adopted per year in the United States alone, and increasing acceptance of same-sex couples as parents, adoption has become a wonderful way to have a family. Ask any adopted adult and they will tell you of the profound experience that is adoption.