Monthly Archives: April 2010

2010-04: Fair City star talks about big storyline

Paul will be forced to choose between attending Rachel’s parent-teacher meeting or going to the adoption agency with Yvonne. Continue reading

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First published media interview: gaeLick

First published media interview: http://www.gaelick.com/2010/04/adopting-in-ireland/7952/  (From gaeLick)

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2010-04-13: Corrie star says she wants to adopt

The actress, who plays Becky McDonald in the soap, said that her character’s storyline made her realise that she would love to adopt. Continue reading

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Nelson Mandela’s favourite African Folktales

[easyreview title=”Nelson Mandela’s favourite African Folktales, Nelson Mandela” cat1title=”Relevance to Ireland” cat1detail=”It is relevant to Irish parents adoptings from South-Africa. Not rated yet. Listing suggested by a friend.” cat1rating=”5″ cat2title=”Relevance to ‘pink adoptions’” cat2detail=”Not rated yet. Listing suggested by a … Continue reading

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The Sissy Duckling

[easyreview title=”The Sissy Duckling, Harvey Fierstein” cat1title=”Relevance to Ireland” cat1detail=”Not rated yet. Listing suggested by a friend.” cat1rating=”5″ cat2title=”Relevance to ‘pink adoptions’” cat2detail=”Not rated yet. Listing suggested by a friend.” cat2rating=”5″ cat3title=”Accessibility” cat3detail=”Not rated yet. Listing suggested by a friend.” … Continue reading

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My New Family – A First Look at Adoption

[easyreview title=”My New Family – A First Look at Adoption, Pat Thomas ” cat1title=”Relevance to Ireland” cat1detail=”Not rated yet. Listing suggested by a friend.” cat1rating=”5″ cat2title=”Relevance to ‘pink adoptions’” cat2detail=”Not rated yet. Listing suggested by a friend.” cat2rating=”5″ cat3title=”Accessibility” cat3detail=”Not … Continue reading

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It’s OK to be Different

[easyreview title=”It’s OK to be Different, Todd Parr” cat1title=”Relevance to Ireland” cat1detail=”Not rated yet. Listing suggested by a friend.” cat1rating=”5″ cat2title=”Relevance to ‘pink adoptions’” cat2detail=”Not rated yet. Listing suggested by a friend.” cat2rating=”5″ cat3title=”Accessibility” cat3detail=”Not rated yet. Listing suggested by … Continue reading

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2010-04-09: Adopted Russian boy, 7, returned by US mother on one-way flight to Moscow… alone

A US nurse put a seven-year-old Siberian boy she had adopted from a Russian orphanage on a one-way flight to Moscow with a note saying “I no longer wish to parent this child”, when she found she could no longer cope with him. Continue reading

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What is Irish Pink Adoptions?

Irish Pink Adoptions 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 intend to … Continue reading

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Two women are better parents than a man and a woman?

This article is discussing that possibility: http://www.gaelick.com/2009/11/better-parenting/4841/. It is based on a study by Birkbeck College and Clark University in Massachusetts. We no think that it is right or even possible to compare quality of parenting based on gender. But … Continue reading

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Same-sex marriage or partnership and adoption: debate for Ireland

The purpose of this study was to examine the social and political debate surrounding the issue of same-sex marriage or partnership and adoption in Ireland and to identify
how opposing sides of the debate use values to frame the issue. Download for free Continue reading

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