Our favorite links from this week featuring stories of stepparenting, adoption, foster care, surrogacy, and non-traditional families.
Trump administration seeks to provide federal funding to faith-based adoption and foster care agencies that discriminate against L.G.B.T. families.
13 LGBTQ+ parents share what makes them great parents.
Breast Cancer Brought Me To Surrogacy And To The Coolest Woman I Know.
What To Know Before Your Surrogacy Journey.
The Broken Brown Egg: An Infertility Website and Community Centered On The Experiences Of Women Of Color.
Going Back To China In Search Of My Daughter’s Secret Past.
Jessica Butler is the creator of "Raise Magazine," stepmother of two, and adoptive mother of one. Prior to "Raise," she was a writer on USA’s "In Plain Sight" and TNT’s "The Last Ship." She and her husband, writer/producer Warren Bell, co-created the Nick at Nite series "Instant Mom," based on her life as a stepmother. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and five-year-old son, Levon.