Trent and Troy with their kids."Troy and I have been together for 16 years. We both wanted children,” says Trent. “In 2010 we were blessed with two beautiful kids, Inara and Tydan. In this photo, we were at my sister’s property on a family holiday and were fortunate enough to get this lovely photo, and other amazing shots, during a family photo shoot. This photo represents the immense happiness we share together.”
I think that same sex families are going to have a different experience for quite some time, as many in our society don't accept gay marriage. As this photo shows, many same sex couples adopt to begin their families. Adoption is only available to those who can afford it, and if the agency allows same sex couples to adopt. It is a struggle to even begin a family. On top of that, children may be teased at school, and need to be taught that even though they have two moms or dads, that it's…
Research shows gay and lesbians are good parents. Every major children's health & welfare organization, including the American Academy of Pediatrics, Child Welfare League of America, American Psychological Association, American Psychiatric Association, National Association of Social Workers, and the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, confirms that gay parents make good parents.
Gay Family Values
Cheerios released this amazingly heartwarming ad of a wonderful same-sex couple and the daughter they adopted. Beautiful.