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Gay Parenting Lincoln NE

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.

Mrs. Jane Kinsey
Jane H. Kinsey, Clinical Social Worker
(402) 488-8519
6703 Hawkins Bend
Lincoln, NE
Credentials
Credentials: LCSW
Licensed in Nebraska
39 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Aging, Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder, Behavioral Problems, Career/Employment Concerns, Child Abuse and Neglect, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Developmental Disability, Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss, Interperso
Populations Served
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics), AIDS/HIV+, Children of Divorce, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual, Transgendered, Military/Veterans, Twins, Disabled, Immigrants/Refugees, Caregivers, Step Families, Gifted, Chronic Illness, Cancer Patients
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Preschool (Under 6), Children (6-12), Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

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Mrs. Lindsay A. Tweten, MS, LMHP
(402) 405-3687
315 South 9th Street Suite 101
Lincoln, NE
Specialties
Addictions or Substance Abuse,Anxiety or Fears,Depression,Divorce,Gay Lesbian Issues,Loss or Grief,OCD,Relationship Issues,Sex Therapy
Gender
Female
Insurance
Yes
Membership Organizations
Lindsay Tweten Counseling

Ashly Scott
(402) 437-8986
Lincoln, NE
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Couples & Family, Mental Health/Agency Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Kathy Dombrowski
(402) 784-1081
5231 Bison Drive
Lincoln, NE
Specialties
Relationship Issues, Divorce, Marriage Counseling, Personality Disorders
Qualification
Years In Practice: 20+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No

Asl Psychotherapy
(402) 488-1032
8101 O St Ste 214
Lincoln, NE

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Barbara Dunn
(402) 488-1165
Lincoln, NE
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Eating Disorders, Couples & Family, School, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Andorf, Wendy LCSW
(402) 475-5069
2221 South 17th Street
Lincoln, NE
 
Catherine Moss
(402) 304-4622
Lincoln, NE
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill, Mental Health/Agency Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Scott Walls
(402) 489-2218
Lincoln, NE
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Mental Health/Agency Counseling
Certifications
Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor, National Certified Counselor

Mrs. Jane Kinsey
Jane H. Kinsey, Clinical Social Worker
(402) 488-8519
6703 Hawkins Bend
Lincoln, NE
Credentials
Credentials: LCSW
Licensed in Nebraska
39 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Aging, Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder, Behavioral Problems, Career/Employment Concerns, Child Abuse and Neglect, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Developmental Disability, Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss, Interperso
Populations Served
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics), AIDS/HIV+, Children of Divorce, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual, Transgendered, Military/Veterans, Twins, Disabled, Immigrants/Refugees, Caregivers, Step Families, Gifted, Chronic Illness, Cancer Patients
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Preschool (Under 6), Children (6-12), Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

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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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NE Legal Definitions of Marriage

Statute

"Only marriage between a man and a woman shall be valid or recognized in Nebraska. The uniting of two persons of the same sex in a civil union, domestic partnership, or other similar same sex relationship shall not be valid or recognized in Nebraska"; Neb. Const. Art 1, ' 29