Lesbian and Gay Fostering and Adoption: Extraordinary Yet Ordinary

Lesbian and Gay Fostering and Adoption: Extraordinary Yet Ordinary

Written by lesbians and gay men, this anthology a range of issues related to Lesbian and Gay Fostering and Adoption.

Author: Stephen Hicks , Janet McDermott Source: Jessica Kingsley Publishers Origin Country: United Kingdom Publish Date: 1998 Publication City: London Languages: .Resource Type: , .Target Audiences: , , . Last Modified: 2009-08-12

Foreword. Introduction. The Stories: 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’. Editorial Essay: Themes from the Stories. Issues of Research and Policy. Appendix: Useful Organizations. Bibliography.

176 pages
$34.95 paper
ISBN: 978-1-85302-600-3