Adoption

National Adoption Awareness Month minimizes individual experiences of adoptees and masks the deeper systemic problems that keep the practice in existence.
Rob Scheer and his husband fostered and adopted four kids. Here's how their "forever family" is educating others.
As a survivor of child abuse, Rob Scheer is in the unique position of understanding the trauma his children experienced.
IVFML hosts Simon Ganz and Anna Almendrala discuss why this common adoption question hurts infertile couples.
These adorable (and adoptable) doggies took over a New York Fashion Week runway.
Why was I expected to prove that I could be -- and was -- a good parent?
From the adoption experience to empowering her daughter.
“Raising kids is not through rose-colored lenses. There is real grit to it.”
A DNA test united the mother and daughter after nearly 80 years.
“Sheer joy!!!!” wrote the “House of Cards” actress in an adorable family photo post.
Will Immigration and Customs Enforcement one day come for our Chinese-, Korean- and Russian-born adopted children?
“If you’re receiving taxpayer funding, then whether or not you’re able to discriminate shouldn’t even be on the table,” one LGBTQ advocate said.
Multiple equal rights groups are already considering legal action.
"No one calls their kid their ‘IVF child’ or their ‘oh, s**t, I went to a bar and got knocked-up child,'" she told InStyle.
“I belong here. I have family here. That’s where I should be. This is my home.”
From her new role on "Today" to first-time motherhood, here's what she thinks about all of it.
Religious conservatives have a wide-reaching plan to overturn marriage equality entirely.
Despite the challenges same-sex parents already face to foster and adopt children, there are legislators who are trying to take away that right.