binational couples

7:11pm

Tue January 28, 2014
Economy/Labor/Biz

Two men and a baby: Navigating parenting and partnership in a two-dad family

Mickey, Alicia and Amos Lim
Phyllis Christopher phyllischristopher.com

 

When Amos and Mickey Lim met in 1995, they had no idea they would someday have a daughter together. It just didn’t seem possible. They lived an ocean away from each other, and didn’t know if they would ever even meet face-to-face. That’s because they first connected online, on a gay discussion group.

“Someone was talking about long-term relationships, how there’s no such thing as long-term relationships,” Amos says. “Probably because we don’t see the role models out there.”

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11:39am

Fri July 13, 2012
Out In The Bay, July 12th, 2012

Out In The Bay: The Immigration Front

Judy Rickard, right, and her British wife, Karin, left.

The Immigration Front. Every day bi-national LGBT couples are denied the
same rights as heterosexual couples. Fighting for their lives instead of being
free to live them, these couples are subject to the homophobia of antiquated
immigration laws. But under Obama, there is both hope and change.
Marilyn talks with author Judy Rickard about her book, "Torn
Apart," a chronicle of over 20 couples struggling with this punishing policy,

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