You’re Projecting It Onto Us White People!

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Matthew Salesses on the dilemma of how to talk about adoption without hurting loved ones.

Tearing Pages Out of Textbooks is Not Censorship?

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Knowledge enlightens and empowers people and is an essential building block of civilization. Censorship prevents knowledge and narrows the mind.

“Your Kids are So Lucky to Have You” — Really?

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Like many foster care/adoptive parents, blogger Christopher Thangaraj heard the “compliment” uttered many times. It never sat well with him. Here is why.

Teach Children About Adoption, Before Releasing Them On The Playground

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Rachael Quinn Egan asks us to learn and teach our children well about Adoption this November, National Adoption Awareness Month.

A Dad Gets a New Perspective on Family When He Talks to a Teen Who Deeply Wants One

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Dad Rich Valenza founded an organization to help find homes for foster kids. One day he met a 15 year old who made him feel needed more than ever, a boy who still needs the home of his dreams.

A Dad Sounds Off on the Christian Grandma Advocating Homophobic Books for Teens

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An Illinois Grandmother citing “Christian Values” proposed book plots such as one about the joy a birdie experiences when her two dads are killed and she is assigned to opposite sex parents. A dad addresses her in an open letter.

Modern Love: A Father’s Love for His Unborn Son

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Darrick Rizzo tells the story of giving his baby up for adoption.

“Two and a Half Men” Gay Adoption Plot: A Good Laugh or Just Laughable?

“Two and a Half Men” Gay Adoption Plot: A Good Laugh or Just Laughable?

Brent Almond argues that an upcoming gay adoption subplot on the popular CBS sitcom is an insulting dismissal of the reality of same-sex adoption in the United States.

The Fortune Cookie as Parent

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In this installment of “Love, Recorded,” how do we give our children advice that is both enough and not so much that it stifles them. Look to the cookie?

If You Wouldn’t Say It About a Boob Job, Don’t Say It About an Adoptive Family

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Pastor Jesse Butterworth makes his rule for talking to adoptive families easy to remember.

A Gay Dad Sounds Off About the Iowa Moms and an Unthinkable Tragedy

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As an adoptive parent, Rob Watson has a special message for the two moms who had their adopted son taken back, only to have him suffer a terrible fate.

A Son Tells His Gay Dad , “You Are Not My Mom”

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Although he knows he didn’t mean it, those words hurt Rob Watson, and where his son got the idea hurt almost as much.

Accident

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In the latest installment of “Love, Recorded,” a car named Kiki gets in an accident. But what really hurts is the crash between the present and the past.

ReMoved: A Viral Short Film That Will Change You

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This award-winning short film creates deeper understanding of what life is like for a foster child.

The Ways We Talk, the Ways We Listen

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“My brother visits from Korea with his girlfriend, S. If they marry, I will not be the only adoptee in the family to return to Korea and marry a Korean woman.” By Matthew Salesses

Marriage Is a Garden … Ya Dig?!

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An amazing woman shares her simple marriage secret after five years of happiness with her husband, ‘Amazing Grace.’