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Gay Parenting Osawatomie KS

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.

Tri Ko Inc
(913) 755-3025
301 1st St
Osawatomie, KS
 
Sunflower Centers Of Kansas
(913) 557-9096
6 W Peoria St
Paola, KS
 
My Fathers House
(913) 294-3600
1004 N Pearl St
Paola, KS
 
Francis Paul S
(913) 294-4001
907 N Pearl St
Paola, KS
 
Foster Grandparent Program
(913) 294-3880
209 S Silver St
Paola, KS
 
Community Action Agency
(913) 294-5130
308 S Oak St
Paola, KS
 
Lakemary Industries E Wea
(913) 294-4658
E Wea
Paola, KS
 
Big Brothers Big Sisters Of Miami County
(913) 294-4403
905 E Wea St
Paola, KS
 
Lakemary Infant Toddler
(913) 294-4343
501 S Hospital Dr
Paola, KS
 
Elizabeth Layton Center
(913) 557-9096
505 S Hospital Dr
Paola, KS
 

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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KS Legal Definitions of Marriage

Statute

"The marriage contract is to be considered in law as a civil contract between two parties who are of opposite sex. All other marriages are declared to be contrary to the public policy of this state and are void"; Kansas Stat. Ann. ' 23 101