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Top Concerns for Gay Men Considering International Surrogacy

Eric Rosswood | Posted 04.28.2016 | Queer Voices
Eric Rosswood

While it's important to seek the advice of agencies, lawyers, and professionals, it's also important to hear real stories from other people who already went through the experience.

Loving, Same-Sex Parents > No Parents

Aaron Jay Ledesma | Posted 04.01.2016 | Queer Voices
Aaron Jay Ledesma

Since I was a young boy, I knew I had one important mission in life  --  to be a father. Parenthood did not seem possible, or easy, for gay people ... until yesterday.

My Day in Court: Testifying in Mississippi Regarding My Mothers' Adoption Lawsuit

Hudson Garner | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Hudson Garner

My parents took a huge step not only for themselves, but also for many other gay couples all around the world. They made history and I couldn't be more proud of them.

Gay Adoption: What to Expect and Helpful Tips

Andrew Branham | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Andrew Branham

I am hoping to shed some light on the adoption process with the hopes that others can learn from our mistakes. By following these guidelines, your adoption is much more likely to be an enjoyable experience from start to finish.

The Beautiful Story Of How One Lost Boy Found Two Moms

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Here is an inspiring Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family™” series installment from contributing writer Eric Criswe...

Two Gay Fathers Open Up About How They Created Their Destined-To-Be Family

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

As they say, everything’s bigger in Texas! In today’s Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family™” series installment...

This Is The Incredible Story Of A Trans Woman And Her Wife Adopting A Trans Teen

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

If there was ever a couple who truly Let Love Define Family, it's Lauryn and Kerry Farris of San Antonio, Texas. Married as a cisgender straight coupl...

A Look At The Beautiful Unexpected Journey These Two Gay Men Took To Fatherhood

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

In this week’s Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family™” series installment, contributing writer Eric Criswell celeb...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Michigan Governor Signs Controversial Religious Freedom Adoption Law

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 06.11.2015 | Politics

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) signed a law Thursday that will allow faith-based adoption agencies to cite religious beliefs as reason to not serve pot...

The True Story Of How This Gay Couple Created Their Beautiful Family

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Today, we introduce Eric, Jason and their son Justin in this week’s Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family™” series...

This Lesbian Couple Shares Joys And Struggles Of Creating Their Beautiful Forever Family

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

To celebrate National Foster Care Month, this installment in the Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family™” series cont...

Here's The Beautiful Story Of Two Gay Men Changing Their Lives To Welcome Kids Into Their Family

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

In today’s Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family™” series installment, meet two men who are willing to change thei...

This Gay Man Refused To Take 'No' For An Answer And Finally Found His Own Beautiful Family

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Today’s installment in the Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family™” series demonstrates that sometimes “no” is ...

Here's How This Queer Couple Discovered 'The Power Of Family'

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Today’s installment in the Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family™” series introduces you to an amazing couple dedi...

These Two Dads Lived Through A 'Movie Of The Week Plot' To Finally Form Their Beautiful Family

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

From inexperienced father to scout leader, today’s installment in the Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family™” seri...

Here Is The Beautiful Story Of One Lesbian's Journey From The Pentecostal Church To Motherhood

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Today’s installment in the Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family™” series tells the true story of one woman’s jo...

The Incredible Story Of What May Have Been The First Gay Man To Adopt A Child In California

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Today’s “Let Love Define Family™” series installment about a pioneering gay foster-adoptive parent is written by RaiseAChild.US contributing w...

Thinking About Becoming A Gay Dad? Here Are Some Invaluable Resources

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Today’s installment in the Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family™” series explores a few of the burgeoning resourc...

What Happens When A Career-Driven Gay Couple Decides To Start A Family?

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Today’s story in the Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family™” series explores the challenges one career-oriented LG...

These Two Gay Moms Share The Beautiful Story Of How They Came To Celebrate Chinese New Year

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Today’s Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family™” series installment features a couple who finds joy and meaning in ...

Why Father's Day Is Extra Significant For These Two Dads

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Today’s Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family™” series installment features a military couple’s journey to paren...

This Gay Couple Adopted Their Gay Son After Reading Tragic News Stories About LGBT Youth

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

In today’s Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family™” series installment, Patrick Roth and Wade Holmes share how read...

This Gay Texan Couple Shares The Story Of How Their Beautiful Family Formed

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

From rationing sugary snacks to lying on the floor with the kids playing with Legos, the couple featured in today’s Huffington Post Gay Voices Raise...

This Incredible Camp Is Creating Spaces For Trans And Gender-Nonconforming Kids

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

In this Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family™” series installment we talk with Nick Teich, whose personal journey l...

'The Best Thing Is To See How Much Love Can Do For A Human Being'

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Today’s Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family™” series spotlights the Tatom-Scharer family, who moved from South C...