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Lesbian and gay fostering and adoption

extraordinary yet ordinary

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Published by J. Kingsley in London, Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Gay adoption -- Great Britain.,
    • Foster parents -- Great Britain.,
    • Gay parents -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-204).

      Statementedited by Stephen Hicks and Janet McDermott ; foreword by Pat Verity and Gerri McAndrew.
      ContributionsHicks, Stephen, 1966-, McDermott, Janet.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV875.72.G7 L47 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination205 p. ;
      Number of Pages205
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL62803M
      ISBN 10185302600X
      LC Control Number99159343
      OCLC/WorldCa40493637

        No one can deny that prejudice towards lesbian and gay applicants for adoption still exists, despite changes in the law, but the growing acceptance and popularity of the rent-a-womb industry has. Lesbian and gay adoption and fostering - foster carers Information and advice for foster carers £ Buy now. This Advice Note explores lesbian and gay foster care and adoption, providing basic, clear facts for foster carers looking after a child who is, or who may be, moving to live with lesbian or gay carers.

      reject lesbian or gay applicants, however, and there certainly are examples of successful placements reported here and elsewhere (Hicks & McDermott ). But it is my contention that current social work practice, law and guidance concerning fostering and adoption are unlikely to encourage lesbian and gay Size: 3MB. Lesbian and Gay Fostering and Adoption: Extraordinary Yet Ordinary Written by lesbians and gay men, this anthology a range of issues related to Lesbian and Gay Fostering and Adoption. Author: Stephen Hicks, Janet McDermott Source: Jessica Kingsley Publishers Origin Country: United Kingdom Publish Date: Publication City: London Languages.

      Fostering is about caring for a child in your own home. In some cases this may take a matter of days or weeks in others it may take much longer. If a return is not possible a decision may be made to find them a permanent new family, either through adoption or long-term fostering. As Hicks () outlines in the UK context, accusations that lesbian and gay parents have made access to fostering or adoption a 'gay rights issue' have often been effective in Author: Stephen Hicks.


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A book written by lesbians and gay men, concerned exclusively with fostering and adoption, produced here and not in the US, is a very rare treasure. This book is immensely readable. It tells openly and honestly how it is, without resorting to jargon or becoming weighed down with politics.

Many of the accounts are very : Paperback. Very little material exists on the experiences of gay men and lesbians who have adopted, fostered or provided respite care for children.

This book presents a collection of personal accounts, based on interviews and written testimonies, by lesbian and gay parents from many different social and ethnic backgrounds/5(2). -- Young Minds A book written by lesbians and gay men, concerned exclusively with fostering and adoption, produced here and not in the US, is a very rare treasure.

This book is immensely readable. It tells openly and honestly how it is, without resorting to jargon or becoming weighed down with politics/5(2). Very little material exists on the experiences of gay men and lesbians who have adopted, fostered or provided respite care for children. This book presents a collection of personal accounts, based on interviews and written testimonies, by lesbian and gay parents from many different social and ethnic backgrounds.

Their stories record good and bad experiences, but overall, the accounts. Get this from a library. Lesbian and gay fostering and adoption: extraordinary yet ordinary.

[Stephen Hicks; Janet McDermott;] -- This collection of personal accounts is based on interviews of gay men and lesbians who have adopted, fostered or provided respite care.

Their stories provide good and bad experiences, but overall. A book written by lesbians and gay men, concerned exclusively with fostering and adoption, produced here and not in the US, is a very rare treasure. This book is immensely readable. It tells openly and honestly how it is, without resorting to jargon or becoming weighed down with : $ Lesbian and gay fostering and adoption in the United Kingdom: Prejudice, progress and the challenges of the present Janette Logan1 and Clive Sellick2 Abstract: Since the s, the fostering and adoption of children by lesbians and gay men in the United Kingdom has gained considerable acceptance in legislation and policy.

This paper traces these. Janet McDermott is an Asian lesbian writer, trainer and adoptive parent based in Sheffield. She was a founder member of the Northern Support Group for Lesbian and Gay Foster Carers and Adopters and has written two novels and co-edited Lesbian & Gay Fostering & Adoption; Extraordinary, Yet Ordinary (, JKP) with Stephen Hicks.5/5(2).

Lesbian and Gay Fostering and Adoption: Extraordinary Yet Ordinary “This book presents a collection of personal accounts, based on interviews and written testimonies, by lesbian and gay parents from many different social and ethnic backgrounds. Although lesbian and gay men may have been historically discouraged from fostering or adoption by some, changes in legislation and policy over the past ten years in some states reflect a more open attitude towards them as parents (Pace, ; Ryan, Pearlmutter, & Groza, )).

Assessment of lesbian and gay foster and adoptive familiesCited by: Very little material exists on the experiences of gay men and lesbians who have adopted, fostered or provided respite care for children. This book presents a collection of personal accounts, based on interviews and written testimonies, by lesbian and gay parents from many different social and ethnic cturer: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

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User-contributed reviews Tags. Add tags for "Lesbian and gay foster care and adoption". Be the first. Book\/a>, schema:MediaObject\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n library. LAGFAPN (Lesbian & Gay Foster & Adoptive Parents Network), Advice for Lesbians and Gay Men Considering Fostering and Adoption from Lesbians and Gay Men who have been through the Process, London: National Foster Care Association, no date but Cited by:   When I saw that a second edition had been published this year, I was curious to see how a book that captured the spirit of the s adoption and fostering stories of lesbians and gay men so well (‘extraordinary yet ordinary’ was the subtitle on the original) could be as relevant for a much changed social and political : Christine Cocker.

People who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or non-binary and living in Torbay are being asked if they have ever thought about becoming a foster carer or adopting a.

Very little material exists on the experiences of gay men and lesbians who have adopted, fostered or provided respite care for children.

This book presents a collection of personal accounts, based on interviews and written testimonies, by lesbian and gay parents from many different social and ethnic backgrounds. Their stories record good and bad experiences, but overall, the accounts Author: Stephen Hicks.

Inmy co-author Janet McDermott and I published a new and revised edition of our book Lesbian and Gay Foster Care and Adoption, which we had originally published inan occasion that gave us the opportunity, not only to consider how practice and policy in the UK has moved on but also to revisit some of the gay and lesbian adopters Author: Stephen Hicks.

A history of lesbian and gay foster care and adoption in the UK since The late s The year was something of a ‘water-shed’ in the UK history of lesbian and gay foster care and adoption for a number of reasons.

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