Lesbian and Gay Fostering and Adoption: Extraordinary Yet Ordinary
Presenting a collection of personal accounts of lesbian and gay parents from many different social and ethnic backgrounds, this volume is designed to dispel misconceptions and encourage gay men and lesbians who are thinking about adopting or fostering children.
Nita and Clare - arranged parenting; Simon - heavy duty kids?; Kate - a mechaiya/a complete joy; Emma and Louise - staying power; Paul and Richard - out of step; Barbara - the eye of the storm; Dfiza and Anne - no one ever learned us; Mark and Paul - caring across the spectrum; Olivette - single black lesbian; Sarah and Christine - the impossible dream; John and Rob - things might look a little cloudy now, but...; Jean and Trixie - a family, not pretend but real!; Kath - matched; Mike and Brian - a great asset; Sandra - you may have to count to ten, no twenty sometimes; Elizabeth and Mary - a special Mother's Day card; Shula - no regrets; themes from stories; issues of research and policy.