Gay Parents: Clinic Insemination (05:09)
Lesbian couples opt for donor insemination. One couple has triplets and a single child by the same donor. Gay parents often worry about the social consequences for their children. Another couple gave birth to and raised a son who is not 18 years old.
Gay Parents: Co-Parenting Families (03:29)
A gay couple decides to co-parent with a single mother with one child. Two gay men and two lesbian women raise their families in adjoining homes.
Gay Families by Adoption (03:31)
A lesbian couple, together for 18 years, gains custody of two grand nieces, and ultimately they are able to adopt the girls. A gay couple tries many avenues to create a family. They finally adopt a baby through an agency.
Gay Parents: Challenges (03:21)
Gay parents are often ridiculed by their families and questioned by society. Their children often suffer in school because of their parents' lifestyles. Gay parents often adopt special needs children, children other people do not want.
Challenges Facing Children of Gay Parents (04:30)
Children discuss how having gay parents affects their friends. People often assume that children raised by gay parents are also gay.
Social Intolerance of Gay Parents (04:16)
Outsiders judge gay parents harshly, often insinuating that they will make their children gay, too. Intolerance comes from narrow-mindedness. Gay parents are concerned about their children's views of non-traditional families.
Child RIghts and Gay Parenting (02:50)
A gay mother makes the case for children's rights. People who want to take children away from gay parents are not thinking about the welfare of the children. When both parents adopt a child, the child is protected under the law.
What Gay Parents Want for Their Children (06:39)
Gay parents share their hopes for the children they are raising. These parents believe they have everything to offer their children, no different from heterosexual parents. Sexual orientation does not dictate particular parenting skills.
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