Gay Adoption Commentator Dan Savage and his partner are in the process of adopting a child. Earlier this week, New Jersey became the first state in the nation to allow gay couples and unmarried couples to jointly adopt a child, putting them on an equal basis with married couples who want to adopt. Dan Savage tells about a recent experience he had in a seminar sponsored by his adoption agency, where he found that straight couples hoping to adopt had a lot in common with him and his partner.
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Gay Adoption

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Gay Adoption

Gay Adoption

Gay Adoption

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Commentator Dan Savage and his partner are in the process of adopting a child. Earlier this week, New Jersey became the first state in the nation to allow gay couples and unmarried couples to jointly adopt a child, putting them on an equal basis with married couples who want to adopt. Dan Savage tells about a recent experience he had in a seminar sponsored by his adoption agency, where he found that straight couples hoping to adopt had a lot in common with him and his partner.