Children have been and continue to be used as symbols on both sides of the issue. People come in during all different stages of the surrogacy process. In addition to providing opportunities for families to meet and befriend each other, the program has support groups for gay and lesbian parents and prospective parents, individuals and couples, and counseling, free legal clinics, and other networking opportunities for those living in the tri-state area. Buying for Workplace Equality; Buyer's Guide. But while news photos have shown same-sex couples tying the knot in various states, historian Daniel Rivers argues that the struggle over same-sex marriage has really been a struggle over children, parenting rights, and the definition of family. See Post 3 days ago. Family Equality Council.
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Connecting History. GPCI represented the political coalescence of the gay father movement, offered advice to new gay father groups as they formed, and held annual conferences that brought together gay fathers from all over the country. Study participants specifically cited structural stigma, such as state laws and beliefs of religious communities, as affecting their experiences in multiple social contexts. As a result, there will be a greater need for support groups and resources for these couples as they begin the process of starting their families.