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Gay Parenting Grovetown GA

Becoming parents can be a big decision for gay and lesbian couples, with many factors to consider. Should you adopt, or get a surrogate or donor? What’s the best way to raise a child as same-sex parents? Check below for related information, products and services.

Carole Meek
(706) 305-3137
Evans, GA
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Sexual Abuse Recovery, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Christopher Gray
(706) 868-3705
Martinez, GA
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, School, Supervision
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Deborah Wilson
(706) 210-3800
Augusta, GA
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Mental Health/Agency Counseling, Disaster Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Dr. Wayne Hunsucker
(706) 229-4357
1285 Marks Church Road
Augusta, GA
Specialties
Relationship Issues, Spirituality, Divorce
Qualification
School: Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
Year of Graduation: 1990
Years In Practice: 20+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Adults
Average Cost
$60 - $60
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes

Duane Halbur
(701) 306-2860
Augusta, GA
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Counselor Education, Couples & Family, School, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Joyce Clem
(706) 399-6937
Evans, GA
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Couples & Family, Rehabilitation, School, Mental Health/Agency Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Susan Jackson
(706) 627-4576
Martinez, GA
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Carolyn Ramp
(706) 364-8430
Augusta, GA
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill, Supervision
Certifications
National Certified School Counselor, National Certified Counselor

Elizabeth Glaze
(706) 738-0443
Augusta, GA
Practice Areas
Career Development, Childhood & Adolescence, Couples & Family, School
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Melissa Bentley
(706) 836-2224
Augusta, GA
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Sexual Abuse Recovery, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Gay Dad - Parenting Information and Advice for Gay Dads

Useful Resource Sites for Gay Dads

While gay dads have always been around, the past couple of decades have seen them emerging from the closet. Owning up to one's homosexuality always requires courage. However, it is even more difficult for gay dads who may be concerned about the effect of their 'declaration' on their children. There is, after all, the very real fear that their children may become the targets of abuse from people with a prejudice against homosexuality .

These are some facts regarding gay dads:

  • With the legal and social stigma against homosexuality lifting, an increasing number of gay dads (and lesbian moms), who have been through a heterosexual marriage, have started coming out about their sexuality.
  • Over the last two decades, the number of gay men (and lesbian women), whether single or couples, who are choosing to have children outside socially approved marriage norms, in also on the rise.
  • Gay dads are as concerned about their children as heterosexual fathers-whether biological or adoptive-and work equally hard at providing them with a loving and secure home.
  • Gay dads (and lesbian moms) continue to come up against hostile attitudes to their parenthood. This is partly in due to a commonly held belief that children of gay parents are more likely to become gays themselves. Research has however shown that there is no truth in this assumption.

Resources for gay dads are amazingly slim. However, here...

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GA Legal Definitions of Marriage

Statute

"It is declared to be the public policy of this state to recognize the union only of man and woman. Marriages between persons of the same sex are prohibited in this state"; Georgia Code ' 19 3 3.1