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Adoption by Lesbians and Gay Men: A National Survey of Adoption Agency Policies and Practices

David M. Brodzinsky

in Adoption by Lesbians and Gay Men: A New Dimension in Family Diversity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195322606
eISBN:
9780199914555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322606.003.0025
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Although it is widely acknowledged by social casework professionals that lesbian and gay individuals have been adopting children for some time, relatively little is known about adoption agency ... More


Supporting Gay and Lesbian Adoptive Families Before and After Adoption

Devon Brooks, Hansung Kim, and Leslie H. Wind

in Adoption by Lesbians and Gay Men: A New Dimension in Family Diversity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195322606
eISBN:
9780199914555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322606.003.0037
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter reviews the social and political context of gay and lesbian adoption. It describes common experiences that gay men and lesbians have as they journey toward and beyond adoptive ... More


Lesbian Mothers, Gay Fathers, and Their Children

Charlotte J. Patterson

in Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Identities over the Lifespan: Psychological Perspectives

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195082319
eISBN:
9780199848577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195082319.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

Over time organized research on lesbian and gay families with offspring has been conducted to assess the judicial preconditions regarding any harmful consequences for the well-being and psychological ... More


Lesbian and Gay Prospective Foster and Adoptive Families: The Homestudy Assessment Process

Gerald P. Mallon

in Adoption by Lesbians and Gay Men: A New Dimension in Family Diversity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195322606
eISBN:
9780199914555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322606.003.0035
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter examines how child welfare agencies manage applications from prospective families headed by lesbians and gay men, what unique issues are encountered in this process, and how gays and ... More


Lesbian and Gay Adoptive Parent Families: Assessment, Clinical Issues, and Intervention

Abbie E. Goldberg and Mark Gianino

in Adoption by Lesbians and Gay Men: A New Dimension in Family Diversity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195322606
eISBN:
9780199914555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322606.003.0058
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter provides an overview of assessment and intervention issues in clinical practice with lesbian and gay adoptive parent families. It begins by describing the context of lesbian and gay ... More


Cafés and Parades

Matti Bunzl

in Symptoms of Modernity: Jews and Queers in Late-Twentieth-Century Vienna

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520238428
eISBN:
9780520937208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238428.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

On Saturday, June 29, 1996, Vienna witnessed an epoch-making event. On a gloriously sunny day, around ten-thousand marchers and twenty-thousand spectators populated the city's historic Ringstraβe to ... More


Adoption by Lesbians and Gay Men: What We Know, Need to Know, and Ought to Do

David M. Brodzinsky, Robert-Jay Green, and Katie Katuzny

in Adoption by Lesbians and Gay Men: A New Dimension in Family Diversity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195322606
eISBN:
9780199914555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322606.003.0061
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter summarizes the main points made in this book and highlights important research and social casework issues that remain to be addressed, as well as best practices for facilitating ... More


Emerging Diversity in Family Life: Adoption by Gay and Lesbian Parents

Adam Pertman and Jeanne Howard

in Adoption by Lesbians and Gay Men: A New Dimension in Family Diversity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195322606
eISBN:
9780199914555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322606.003.0017
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter discusses changes that have occurred in the American family over the past few decades. We have witnessed a radical reduction in the social stigmas against nontraditional families ... More


Legal Issues in Lesbian and Gay Adoption

Annette R. Appell

in Adoption by Lesbians and Gay Men: A New Dimension in Family Diversity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195322606
eISBN:
9780199914555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322606.003.0021
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter provides an overview of adoption law and principles in the United States, situates lesbian and gay adoption within those norms, and illustrates how the courts and legislatures have ... More


Offices and Balls

Matti Bunzl

in Symptoms of Modernity: Jews and Queers in Late-Twentieth-Century Vienna

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520238428
eISBN:
9780520937208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238428.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

On March 18, 2000, Homosexuelle Initiative Wien (HOSI) commemorated its twentieth anniversary with a lavish celebration. Hundreds were in attendance to fete the group, including a veritable who's who ... More


Gay and Lesbian Adoptive Parents: Stressors and Strengths

Scott Ryan and Suzanne Brown

in Adoption by Lesbians and Gay Men: A New Dimension in Family Diversity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195322606
eISBN:
9780199914555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322606.003.0050
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter outlines the empirical and theoretical foundations of stressors and strengths in child development and family life, and subsequently applies these constructs to a large, national sample ... More


Confronting Thatcher: the Bermondsey by-election, Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners and AIDS activism

Lucy Robinson

in Gay Men and the Left in Post-war Britain: How the Personal Got Political

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074349
eISBN:
9781781701591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074349.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter looks at how the relationship between gay men and the Left was further crystallised through events in the 1980s. Although there were clear moments of out and out animosity between gay ... More


24th and Mission: Building Lesbian and Gay Solidarity with Nicaragua

Emily K. Hobson

in Lavender and Red: Liberation and Solidarity in the Gay and Lesbian Left

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520279056
eISBN:
9780520965706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520279056.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Gay and lesbian radicals opposed both the domestic and the foreign policies of the New Right and became allies to Nicaragua's Sandinista Revolution. Starting in 1978, activists began to organize ... More


American Adoption: A Brief History

Cynthia Russett

in Adoption by Lesbians and Gay Men: A New Dimension in Family Diversity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195322606
eISBN:
9780199914555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322606.003.0014
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter traces the history of adoption in America. It covers adoption in early America, the rise of the orphanage, the emergence of the adoption agency system, adoption practice following World ... More


Adolescents with Same-Sex Parents: Findings from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health

Charlotte J Patterson and Jennifer L. Wainright

in Adoption by Lesbians and Gay Men: A New Dimension in Family Diversity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195322606
eISBN:
9780199914555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322606.003.0031
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter describes research on adjustment and development among adolescents living with same-sex couples. Data were drawn from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (Add Health), ... More


Introduction

Emily K. Hobson

in Lavender and Red: Liberation and Solidarity in the Gay and Lesbian Left

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520279056
eISBN:
9780520965706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520279056.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Narratives of the LGBT past have been constrained by exceptionalist narratives of Stonewall, the 1960s, and ACT UP. These narratives describe gay and lesbian radicalism as disappearing soon after ... More


Talk About Loving in the War Years: Nicaragua, Transnational Feminism, and AIDS

Emily K. Hobson

in Lavender and Red: Liberation and Solidarity in the Gay and Lesbian Left

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520279056
eISBN:
9780520965706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520279056.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Between 1984 and 1990, lesbian and gay activists in the Bay Area and in Nicaragua built transnational ties that reshaped the gay and lesbian left. Two solidarity brigades composed largely of lesbians ... More


G. G. Mock: Surrounded by Fear, Empowered by Love

Judith G. Poucher

in State of Defiance: Challenging the Johns Committee's Assault on Civil Liberties

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049939
eISBN:
9780813050393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049939.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

G. G. Mock was arrested in a local sting operation in Tampa during the Committee's hunt for gay and lesbian teachers. Despite being manacled in the nude and imprisoned, she defied the Johns ... More


Critiques of Marriage: An Essentially Unjust Institution?

Elizabeth Brake

in Minimizing Marriage: Marriage, Morality, and the Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199774142
eISBN:
9780199933228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199774142.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Theorists of oppression note that marriage law has historically oppressed women and people of color and argue that it continues to perpetuate oppression of women, gays and lesbians, and minority ... More


Same-Sex Partnerships in the United States

in Equality for Same-Sex Couples: The Legal Recognition of Gay Partnerships in Europe and the United States

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226520315
eISBN:
9780226520339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226520339.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Family Law

During the past few decades, U.S. courts have been slowly expanding the definition of family. There is growing recognition of homosexuals as parents, because courts are increasingly granting ... More


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