Monthly Archives: February 2010


Disturbing but unique record of a 17-month old boy, who during 9 days in a residential nursery, shows acute distress, protest and despair followed by extreme difficulty in re-uniting with his mother. Continue reading

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Gay men choosing parenthood

Based on a thorough review of the literature, as well as interviews with a pioneering group of men who in the 1980’s chose to become fathers outside the boundaries of a heterosexual union. (Foster care, adoption, kinship) Continue reading

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And Tango makes Three

Roy and Silo, two New York Central Park Zoo male Chinstrap Penguins, became internationally known when they became a couple and later were given an egg that needed hatching and care, which they successfully did. Continue reading

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2010-02-08: The curious case of Tristan Dowse

An Irish couple adopted a little Indonesian boy. When things didn’t work out, they placed the toddler in an orphanage in his home country. Continue reading

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Site under construction, join in first

COMING SOON: Irish Pink Adoption aims at providing support information for “pink” families-to-be, or who already are. We chose the term “pink family” as a relatively neutral umbrella term for the single gay men, single lesbians, or same-gender couples who … Continue reading

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