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This Straight Ally Opens Up About The Importance Of LGBT Adoption

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.05.2016 | Queer Voices

"I think the LGBT community building their families through foster care and adoption is a beautiful, elegant and a quite logical solution to both prob...

Two Moms Open Up About How They're Forming Their Dream Family

Let Love Define Family | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Raquel and Crissel Guerra-Luna were already connected to each other, before they even met. When they did, it only reaffirmed their wishes of how they ...

A Gay Military Family Shares Their Journey To Fatherhood

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

Thomas and Jonathan West have had many things to consider along the way to becoming a family, but one thing they know for sure is: when you have...

Meet Two Amazing LGBT Foster Care And Adoption Champions

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

Lara and Emkay Bosque waited 13 years before starting their family for a bunch of reasons. Today, they have a very clear vision of their roles of fos...

This Incredible Place Helps LGBT Foster Kids When There's Nowhere Else To Turn

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

Today’s RaiseAChild.US Huffington Post Gay Voices “Let Love Define Family®” series installment, required an approved court order...

A Gay Couple Opens Up About Building Their Beautiful Family

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

In this Huffington Post Gay Voices / RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family®” series, contributing writer David Humiston shares the s...

This Lesbian Couple Will Make Network Television History Tonight

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

Tonight, Tonie and Bianca Alfonso-Monreal of Long Beach, California, will make network television history as the first lesbian couple to be featured ...

A 'Dallas' Star Opens Up About LGBT Adoption

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

As a star on the hit TV show "Dallas," Charlene Tilton was the sassy and beautiful Lucy Ewing. When the show ended, Tilton spent her time dedica...

Here's What Happens When Kids Age Out Of Foster Care

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

Photographer Aaron Fallon shared an idea with seven other professional photographers in Los Angeles. Together, the group collaborated while donating ...

This Incredible Couple Invites Foster Youth Over Thanksgiving

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

The Thanksgiving tradition that Alex Wexler, Gregg Milano and son Jacob established is so heartwarming that it inspired the RaiseAChild.US staff to h...

Two Gay Texans Open Up About Building Their Dream Family

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

In celebration of National Adoption Awareness Month, today’s Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family®&rdquo...

Here's How These Two Amazing Gay Dads Started Helping Other LGBT People Adopt

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

It’s not the number or combination of parents that defines a family. It’s the love. In this special Huffington Post Gay Voices / RaiseACh...

Here's What It's Like For A Single Gay Man To Welcome Twins Through Surrogacy

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

One individual is opening up about his experiences having a pair of twin girls through surrogacy as a single, gay man. Honolulu-based videogra...

The True Story Of Two Soul Mates Finding Each Other And Creating A Beautiful Family

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

Michelle C. of Toluca Lake, California is living her dream. The happiness she found by balancing work and family life is so immense that she and her ...

Gay Couple Can't Get Married Because They're Legally Father And Son

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.07.2015 | Politics

Drew Bosee, 68, and Nino Esposito, 78, didn't think they'd ever see same-sex marriage become legal. The two men have been together for 45 years, afte...

Here's How One Gay Man Formed His Dream Family -- One Day At A Time

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

It takes a special person to maintain a selfless perspective while fostering children. In this Huffington Post Gay Voices / RaiseAChild.US “Let...

Here's How These Two LGBT Cops Came To The Rescue And Forged A Family

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

As Supervisor of the Crimes Against Children Detail, Deputy Sheriff Dana Foster sees and investigates the unthinkable on a daily basis. But rather th...

Here's What It's Like To Be Queer Today In The American Deep South

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

The Front, a pioneering new media startup founded entirely by women, premiered a web series this week elevating the voices and stories of quee...

Meet These Two Dads' Gorgeous Family And Discover Their Beautiful Bedtime Ritual

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

While one gay man always knew he wanted to raise a child and knew he would be good at it, he also feared he might not get the chance. In this Huffingt...

Two Gay Men Share Their Long Journey To Achieving Their Dreams Of Fatherhood

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

While their childhood experiences prepared them for parenthood, Rich and Jason Avila-Winburn waited to find each other before becoming fathers. In thi...

Here's What It's Like To Be A Trans Man Advocating For LGBT Youth In The South

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

Tony Boyette is one of those rare people who sees a problem and doesn't wait for someone else to solve it. In this Huffington Post Gay Voices / RaiseA...

Two Gay Men, Two Trans Nannies, Five Children -- The Amazing Story Of One Happy Family

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

What is it that five children see when they have two gay men for dads and two transgender women for nannies? One big loving and caring family. Contrib...

This Couple Sold Everything They Owned And Moved 3,000 Miles To Create A Family

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

Jennifer and Kandy Russell-Digilio were so determined to have a family, they moved nearly 3,000 miles to do just that. In this Huffington Post Gay Voi...

Here's How These Two Dads Created Their Perfect Family

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

There are all kinds of kids in the foster system. This Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family®” series...

Meet The Amazing Woman Who Created Her Family Of 7 Sons Through Adoption

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

In a few months from now, as temperatures fall and skies turn grey, many of us will recall memories of these summer months. In this Huffington Post Ga...