On Friday, Ohio became the 12th state to provide access to original birth certificates for adoptees. Hundreds of adoptees lined up at the Ohio State Department in Columbus to request copies of their state-held birth certificates, newly available thanks to a law that went into effect that day. The legislation, signed into law in 2013,…
Betty Jean Lifton (1926-2010) was an adoption author, advocate, and close friend. I’ll miss her always.
The recent increase in gay and lesbian couples adopting in the U.S. explained.
We spoke with Maggie Jones about her NYT article on the wave of adult adoptees who are moving back to South Korea—how she came to write this piece, and the overwhelming response she's received.
The results of the 2007-2008 Adoptive Families survey.
A documentary on foster care depicts life without a safety net.
All kinds of couples, even LGBT couples, are turning to adoption to build their forever families.
The results of the 2012-2013 Adoptive Families Cost and Timing of Adoption Survey.
A comparison of costs for domestic and international adoptions, the cost of adoption uncertainties, and more–data from our 2012-2013 Cost & Timing of Adoption Survey.
The results of the 2010-2011 Adoptive Families Cost and Timing of Adoption Survey.
A comparison of costs for domestic and international adoptions, the cost of adoption uncertainties, and more — data from our 2009-2010 Cost & Timing of Adoption Survey.