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Author Rosswood, Eric, author.

Title Journey to same-sex parenthood : firsthand advice, tips, and stories from lesbian and gay couples / Eric Rosswood ; foreword by Melissa Gilbert ; introduction by Charlie Condou.

Publication Info. Far Hills, New Jersey : New Horizon Press, [2016]


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 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    306.874 ROS    DUE 02-11-20
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Description xix, 231 pages ; 22 cm
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Contents Open adoption -- Foster parenting and adopting from foster care -- Surrogacy -- Assisted reproduction -- Co-parenting -- Appendix A. Legal considerations -- Appendix B. Reasons why and challenges -- Appendix C. Questions to ask.
Summary Same-sex couples are faced with many options when choosing to have children today. Author Eric Rosswood guides prospective LGBT parents to explore these five popular options: adoption, surrogacy, foster care, co-parenting, and assisted reproduction. Each section includes a description of the specific family-building approach, followed by personal stories from same-sex couples and individuals who have chosen and gone through that particular journey. The appendix contains important legal issues to consider and questions, to ask before deciding to move forward.
Subject Gay parents.
Gay parents -- Anecdotes.
Same-sex parents.
Same-sex parents -- Anecdotes.
Lesbian couples as parents.
Gay adoption.
Surrogate motherhood.
Children of gay parents.
Added Author Gilbert, Melissa, 1964- writer of foreword.
Condou, Charlie, writer of introduction.
ISBN 9780882825144 (pb) : $15.95
0882825143 (pb)

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