03/08/2012 01:18 pm ET

For Prospective Gay Parents, Adoption Odds About to Get Worse

Greg Greeley grew up in a large family and knew that one day he would want to start his own.

"When I decided to start a family, and began reaching out to adopt, I was a single father," said Greeley, who moved to Virginia in 1987. He was in the Air Force and stationed at the Pentagon.

As a single, gay man, Greeley faced many challenges before successfully navigating the state's adoption process.

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