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Gay Parenting Opelika AL

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.

Angela Bradford
(334) 577-4359
Auburn Therapy703 East Glenn Avenue
Auburn, AL
Specialties
Bipolar Disorder
Qualification
School: Auburn University
Year of Graduation: 2005
Years In Practice: 7 Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Children (6 to 10),Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13),Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults,Elders (65+)
Average Cost
$90+
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes

Auburn University Psychological Services
(334) 844-4889
1122 Haley Ctr
Auburn, AL
 
Drake Kelly C
(334) 887-2501
318 N College St
Auburn, AL
 
Newbill Linda M Lcsw Bcd
(334) 332-2788
311 N College St
Auburn, AL
 
Flowers Johnna Ms Lmft/Ofc
(334) 826-8319
337 E Magnolia Ave
Auburn, AL
 
Auburn University
(334) 844-4501
189 Foy Student Un
Auburn, AL
 
Pastoral Care And Counseling Center
(334) 501-7829
2124 Moores Mill Rd
Auburn, AL
 
Mcclanahan Michael C Phd/Vocatnl Counslng
(334) 826-2345
1340 Sanders St
Auburn, AL
 
Clinical Psychologists Pc
(334) 821-3350
248 E Glenn Ave
Auburn, AL
 
Auburn Therapy
(334) 246-1065
703 East Glenn Avenue
Auburn, AL
Specialties
Marriage Counseling, Trauma, Anxiety, Depression, Eating Disorders, Military Family Life, Sexual Issues, Sex Addiction
Gender
Female
Education
M.S.
Insurance
CPH
Membership Organizations
AAMFT

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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AL Legal Definitions of Marriage

Statute

"(d) No marriage license shall be issued in the State of Alabama to parties of the same sex" AND "(e) The state of Alabama shall not recognize as valid any marriage of parties of the same sex that occurred or was alleged to have occurred as a result of the law of any jurisdiction regardless of whether a marriage license was issued"; Alabama Stat. Sec. 30-1-19