LGBT parenting

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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9:58pm

Mon December 16, 2013
Out in the Bay ~ 12/19/13 ~ 7pm

"I ... do? Wait, let me think about it."

Experts help homo and hetero couples weigh the pros and cons of getting married by year-end. Just because it's now legal for same-sex couples to marry in California and many other states, and the federal government must recognize those marriages, should you? There are financial advantages for some to get hitched by Dec. 31, but disadvantages for others, and there are many other potential risks and benefits.

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8:16pm

Tue October 22, 2013
Out in the Bay ~ 10/24/13 ~ 7pm

Special Adoptions: Connecting special kids with special parents

  

Special Adoptions: Thursday at 7pm, Out in the Bay host Eric Jansen speaks with Dennis Hanley, the gay single adoptive dad of three brothers, and with Doni DeBolt, the executive director of Adopt A Special Kid (AASK). Founded 40 years ago, this Oakland-based agency was among the first in the U.S. to encourage lesbian, gay, single, lower-income and older adults to adopt children, and the first to focus on special needs children, including sets of siblings, older kids, and queer youth neglected in foster care.  Live interview 7pm Thursday, Oct. 24, on kalw.org + 91.7 FM; listen after broadcast at OutInTheBay.org

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