Trump was elected president. When a second-parent adoption is finally complete, it can be a relief — but Ms. There is much more to be written about the history of LGBTQ parents, both as a movement and in terms of our contributions as individuals. Hodges decision in that made gay marriage legal nationwide, an expansion of parenting laws in California, and a feeling that the country was marching toward acceptance, Ms. Please note that gender specificity will likely increase your wait time significantly. Did their queerness inform their relationships with their children? There are a number of laws that can affect L.
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In the s, too, female couples and single women increasingly began to start their families together through pregnancy. A version of this article appears in print onon Page F7 of the New York edition with the headline: And how can we write books about them for our children that celebrate both? LGBT Parenting:
Inthe Sperm Bank of California opened as the first fertility clinic in the country to serve this market although many queer people had been doing home inseminations for years before.