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Trib looks at growing number of adoptions by LGBT people

This is the first story I’ve seen in the media, whether mainstream or alternative, to assess the impact of the appellate court decision since it was made last September. It’s pretty much localized to the Tampa area, but it’s interesting … Continue reading

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Adopted son showed others how we can all do better

Maurice Mannion-Vanover was born with AIDS to a crack-addicted mother in 1990. He died Jan. 14 of this year, but his short life was made so much more fuller because of the two gay men who took him in at 3 … Continue reading

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Census data finds more gay parents in South

Those who know the South should not have been surprised to read the New York Times story last week about a higher prevalence of gay couples raising children in this part of the country than elsewhere. Recent data from the Census … Continue reading

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