Think of all the services for families and children we allow the state to monopolize, from education to healthcare. Now imagine that the government gets to decide whether your family is a family and deserves to access them….
Same-sex adoption battle: A North Texas gay couple with two newborn boys is experiencing the exciting new world of parenthood, but when it comes to adopting each other’s child, they’re finding out, it’s not easy.
The men found a surrogate mom, a common practice for gay men who want to have children, and had the same woman donate eggs for their two children, so that the children are (half-)siblings. (I’ve actually sold a home to guys in Washington, D.C. who did exactly this same thing a decade ago.)
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