A seven-year-old adoptee from China shares her thoughts on an illustrated children's book about adoption.
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Readers share feedback about articles published in the August 2017 issue of Adoptive Families magazine.
Readers share feedback about articles published in the July 2017 issue of Adoptive Families magazine.
While adoption as a plot device pervades popular culture from Shirley Temple to Star Wars, it's rarely the stuff of serious contemporary fiction or poetry. Or so I thought until I read A Ghost at Heart's Edge, the dazzling literary anthology edited by Susan Ito and Tina Cervin.
Trinity B. Jones is a foster kid who's "been to enough adoption picnics to know that adoptive parents want a cute little baby to hold, not a 15-year-old with brown skin, a 34-C, and a nose ring."
In July 2017, China announced updated requirements regarding the composition of the prospective adoptive family and the timing of applications.
What ended Russia’s intercountry adoption program with the U.S. in 2013 and why is it generating political heat again?
Readers share feedback about articles published in the June 2017 issue of Adoptive Families magazine.
In this excerpt from her memoir, Lucky Girl, Meiling Hopgood describes her initial rejection of "looking Asian" growing up in mostly-White rural Michigan, and how she learned to embrace her Chinese heritage.
Readers share feedback about articles published in the May 2017 issue of Adoptive Families magazine.
We asked readers, “Have you found any dolls or other toys that reflect your child’s race and/or birth culture that you would specifically recommend?” Here are the top picks.
Learn the latest on the Ethiopia suspension of intercountry adoptions.
Texas’s Senate passed a bill that would allow publicly funded foster and adoption agencies to refuse to place children in homes that don’t align with an agency’s religious beliefs.
Readers share feedback about articles published in the March 2017 issue of Adoptive Families magazine.
Several states have passed or are considering laws that would allow adoption agencies to deny services to LGBT individuals and couples.
In its 2016 annual report, the U.S. Department of State released the latest international adoption statistics, which have declined for the twelfth straight year, and outlined other countries’ most widely held concerns.
In late April 2017, Ethiopia announced an immediate suspension of international adoptions.
The U.S. Department of State (DOS) has designated May 15, 2017 “Post-Adoption Report Day” and issued a call for families that adopted internationally to submit any missing reports to their children’s countries of origin.
In response to an increase in inquiries about the citizenship status for international adoptees, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) has released an adoption notice about obtaining or documenting citizenship.
Expectant mothers who chose adoption most commonly cited financial pressure, social stigma, and a lack of support before and after placement in interviews with the Donaldson Adoption Institute.