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Army Sergeant Dad, Terry Achane, Reunited With Daughter That Wife Gave Up for Adoption Without Consent
7 years ago

Army Sergeant Dad, Terry Achane, Reunited With Daughter That Wife Gave Up for Adoption Without Consent

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Justice for Terry Achane

United States Army Drill Sergeant Terry Achane, the father whose wife put up their baby for adoption without his knowledge or approval, has his daughter back.

The reunion came after a Utah court reversed the adoption – much to the disappointment of adoptive parents Jared and Kristi Frei. Twenty-two months ago, the Frei family adopted baby Teleah from an adoption agency. This last Thursday, Teleah was returned to her father.

For now, at least.

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Postpartum Depression in Adoptive Fathers, It’s a Thing
7 years ago

Postpartum Depression in Adoptive Fathers, It’s a Thing

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I Has a Sad

Did you know that adoptive fathers can get postpartum too?

Only a couple of years ago, biological dads were saying “you know, I think I have postpartum,” and mothers were all like, “oh c’mon, Reggie, just let us have one thing, would you?

Assuming of course that your name is Reggie, which according to our website stats – it is!

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Reuters: Supreme Court Won’t Hear Same-Sex Adoptive Parents Case
8 years ago

Reuters: Supreme Court Won’t Hear Same-Sex Adoptive Parents Case

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Oren Adar and Mickey Ray Smith, a California same-sex couple, adopted a baby in his birth-state of Louisiana. A registrar in Louisiana named only one of the men on …
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Steve Jobs’ Estranged Father Hoped His Son Would Call
8 years ago

Steve Jobs’ Estranged Father Hoped His Son Would Call

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If you’ve never heard the name Abdulfattah John Jandali, you’re not alone. He’s an 80 year old, Syrian-born vice president at a casino in Reno, Nevada. You might also …
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Virginia Father Can’t Have His Daughter Back After Mother Adopts Out
8 years ago

Virginia Father Can’t Have His Daughter Back After Mother Adopts Out

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Just yesterday, the Utah Supreme Court rejected a father’s attempt to overturn his daughter’s adoption. He evidently didn’t meet the deadlines in two states for asserting parental rights.

John M. Wyatt, the Virginia father, also tried to evoke the Parental Kidnapping Prevention Act – which would require the Utah Supreme Court to give him custody of his daughter, “Baby Emma.” The court denied this as well, claiming that he needed to raise the argument in a lower court first.

The story gets worse.

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U.S. Congressman Jared Polis to Become a Father
8 years ago

U.S. Congressman Jared Polis to Become a Father

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According to Advocate.com, U.S. Congressman Jared Polis is “expecting” with his partner Marlon Reis. The Colorado Rep his partner are planning an adoption for September, but no word yet …
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Two Gay Dads, 12 Happy Kids, One LONG Read
8 years ago

Two Gay Dads, 12 Happy Kids, One LONG Read

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(image is of the Ham family, with possibly Photoshopped-in Dr. Frasier Crane, Captain America, and some dude in a sombrero.)

The Arizona Republic ran a novel about Steven and …
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Info Line for Single Men Considering Adopting
8 years ago

Info Line for Single Men Considering Adopting

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Ask any single dude looking to adopt what he thinks his chances are. His answer will probably be more cynical than yours. He hears from all his friends and …
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