Family/Parenting: Personal Stories
Are We Not Parents? (Part I)
First in a series. This part: Tales out of School
Are We Not Parents? (Part II)
Second in a series. This part: Tales out of our Community
Are We Not Parents? (Part III)
Third in a series. Custody cases around the states.
The De Facto Is That I'm Not Impressed
Massachusetts rules that a parent is "enough like a parent that we'll treat
them that way." Personally, I want something more than that.
Gay/Lesbian Adoption - All Hail New Jersey!
An explanation and look at the coverage of New Jersey's landmark decision to
allow gays and lesbian couples to adopt on the same terms as same gender
Babies - Being Parents
A look at some of the myths of G/L parenting, and responses to same.
Using their arguments to invalidate our own parental rights. Tch.
APA White Paper on Gay/Lesbian Parenting
The official findings of the American Psychological Association regarding gay
and lesbian parents, dispelling the myth that gays and lesbians make bad
Out to Children
An excerpt from from Uncommon Lives, by Catherine Whitney, quoting Brian
Miller's chapter from Gay and Lesbian Parents.
Gaydad's Coming Out Experience
A very well written personal story of the process of marrying, having children,
self-discovery and coming out.
"Confessions" of a lesbian sperm donor. A true and enjoyable story.
Makes a Family
A look at this traveling photo and text exhibit.
Since there's no automatic legal recognition to our co-parenting situations, we
need to form our own agreements. These sample contracts will give you and your
partner food for thought as you decide whether to become parents.
A well developed look at lesbian parenting written in 1993 by Pam Elliott.
Started when she was a ten-year-old girl with two mothers, Sol shares her
thoughts with all of us. Expect to spend a lot of time with Sol.
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