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These 2 Moms Share The Beautiful Story Of How They Created Their Family

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.07.2016 | Home

About the time some people feel they are finally ready to become parents, they then have concerns about their age. However, in today’s “Let Love D...

These Two Men Share The Beautiful Story Of How Their Family Was Created

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.30.2016 | Home

Each Friday in September, RaiseAChild celebrates foster and adoptive parents who have chosen to place the needs of children ahead of their own in a sp...

These 2 Dads Share The Story Of How They Created Their Beautiful Family

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.16.2016 | Home

Each Friday in September, RaiseAChild celebrates foster and adoptive parents who have chosen to place the needs of children ahead of their own in a sp...

How This Organization Is Giving Homeless LGBT Youth New Hope

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.26.2016 | Home

Jordan found himself spending sleepless nights in cars worried whether or not he would survive the night. Javier escaped the assaults of his family on...

Here's How These Two Moms Created Their Beautiful Family

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.12.2016 | Home

Oftentimes, foster and adoptive families are matched with children so perfectly, that the parents tell us that their family formation was nothing shor...

These Two Dads Share The Incredible Story Of Creating Their Family

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.05.2016 | Home

“There are so many kids in the foster care system and, at the same time, so many gay people who are hoping to build a family. It just seems to me th...

These Two Dads Share The 'Meant To Be' Story Of Their Beautiful Family

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 07.29.2016 | Home

Was it providence or coincidence that took two dads named Brian from the darkest lows to the most exhilarating highs before the stars aligned and deli...

These Two Dads Share The Story Of How They Created Their Beautiful Family

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 07.22.2016 | Home

To see Steve Ledoux and Mark Becktold with their kids, you would naturally assume they had been planning for this moment all of their lives. But for t...

These Two Dads Share What Adopting Two Sons Has Taught Them About Love And Family

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 07.15.2016 | Home

We’ve found a couple in Boston who are sharing their story to help change the way people perceive families with two mommies or two daddies. In this ...

Two Moms Share The Powerful And Heartbreaking Story Of Losing Their Son

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 07.08.2016 | Home

Just one year ago, RaiseAChild contributing writer Eric Criswell celebrated a newly formed family and their amazing adoption story. Today, with deep e...

These Two Men Gave Up A Big City Dream For Their Dream Of A Family

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 07.01.2016 | Home

After trying parenthood Brian Blythe and John Kristiansen thought they didn’t get the part; however, they got called in for a second audition. In th...

How Faith And Love Paved The Way To A Family For These Dads

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 06.24.2016 | Home

One of them always wanted children, the other not so much. In this week’s installment of the Huffington Post Queer Voices RaiseAChild.US "‎Let Lov...

Here's The Beautiful Story Of How These Dads Created Their Family Over 3 Decades

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 06.17.2016 | Home

In this week’s installment of the Huffington Post Queer Voices RaiseAChild.US "‎Let Love Define Family®" series, and in honor of Father’s Day, ...

Emmy-Nominated Television Producer Opens Up About Being A Single Gay Dad

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 06.10.2016 | Home

Bryant Huddleston has all he wants in life: a prominent career and the love of his son. In this week’s RaiseAChild “Let Love Define Family®” se...

These Dads Reveal How They Created Their Beautiful 'Forever Family' On A Farm

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 05.31.2016 | Home

In this week’s RaiseAChild “Let Love Define Family®” series installment for Huffington Post Queer Voices, contributing writer Eric Criswell spo...

This Church Is Helping To Create Beautiful Families Like This One

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 05.20.2016 | Home

Few churches throughout the United States have as long or as solid of a reputation for respecting, accepting and supporting its LGBT parishioners as A...

This Is The Beautiful Story Of The Day These Moms Adopted Their Baby Girl

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 05.13.2016 | Home

Lola Shahdadi and Lynne Witmer got to celebrate their first Mother’s Day last weekend. That’s because on April 11, 2016, they finalized the adopti...

Jillian Michaels And Heidi Rhoades Open Up About Building Their Beautiful Family

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 04.29.2016 | Home

You might expect celebrity wellness expert, Jillian Michaels and wife Heidi Rhoades to be a little guarded when asking personal questions about their ...

Top Concerns for Gay Men Considering International Surrogacy

Eric Rosswood | Posted 04.28.2016 | Home
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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.

Meet Two Gay Dads Whose Life Plans Totally Changed Because Of Love

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 04.08.2016 | Home

“Some of the most heartfelt, and life-changing thoughts are often expressed without words,” wrote RaiseAChild contributing writer David Humiston w...

These Incredible Lesbian Moms Want To Revolutionize How TV Shows Foster Parents

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 03.25.2016 | Home

Nancy Nyman and Heather McNama agree that positive changes to foster care system are possible one person and one action at a time. In this week’s in...

This Amazing Gay Dad Is Single-Handedly Raising 8 Kids

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 03.18.2016 | Home

In this week’s installment of the Huffington Post Queer Voices RaiseAChild.US "‎Let Love Define Family®" series, contributing writer David Humist...

How These Gay Men Went From Ex-Gay Therapy To Building Their Beautiful Family

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 03.11.2016 | Home

Robby and Jeff Busch-Drewery knew that nothing could have prepared them for what they endured in the process of building their family. They did know t...

Here's The Beautiful Story Of How These Two Dads Started Their Family

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 03.04.2016 | Home

Sometimes, what happens in Vegas doesn’t always stay there… at least that’s the case for Justin Getz and Randell Cabigon, who came home from Las...

One Man's Beautiful Journey To Fatherhood As A Single Gay Man

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.26.2016 | Home

Terry Snider describes himself as "relentless and focused" during his mission to build a family. In this installment of the Huffington Post Queer Voic...