Every Kid Deserves a Family or If They’re Really Lucky, Two Dads


Same-sex couples and LGBTQ folks make some of the best parents; that’s why we need to ban discrimination in foster care. By:Alec Mapa/The Advocate My husband and I adopted our son Zion out of foster care when he was five years old. We were upfront about the kind of family we were from the start.Continue reading “Every Kid Deserves a Family or If They’re Really Lucky, Two Dads”

‘I am scared my son will hit me’: the silent victims of child-parent violence


  Madeleine Jones is a solo adoptive mother to her son, who was born into a very violent home CREDIT:JOHN LAWRENCE   By: Madeline Jones/UK Telegraph My ten-year-old son was playing happily with my elderly aunt recently, until she jokingly tapped him on the arm for being cheeky. His face changed, his eyes darkened and heContinue reading “‘I am scared my son will hit me’: the silent victims of child-parent violence”

Australia: Gay couples can’t get married. But they can adopt. Huh?


Oliver Jacques/ News Corp Australia Network There was once a time in this country when people got married, then had kids. But if you’re gay in Australia today, you’re allowed to adopt children, but forbidden from marrying the one you love. This makes no sense at all, especially since our prime minister once lectured us thatContinue reading “Australia: Gay couples can’t get married. But they can adopt. Huh?”