Foster Care

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2010

    Gay Adoption Ban Dead: Bill McCollum Will Not Appeal Ruling

    Martin Gill and his sons are now legally a familyAn appellate court's decision that Florida's ban on gay adoption will stand, meaning potential gay parents through out the state will be able to adopt. Attorney General Bill McCollum's office had until 5 pm today to decide whether or not to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2010

    Judge Approves Third Gay Adoption in South Florida Since 2008

    There's something wrong when ABC sitcoms are more progressive than Florida laws.​Another blow to Florida's gay adoption ban was served as the third adoption since 2008 by a gay parent was approved by a Miami-Dade judge. The ruling follows a decision by Monroe Circuit Judge David J. Audlin in Augus ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 2, 2009

    Save the World: Buy Shoes

    Benefit reception for young women from foster homes

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2008

    Gay Adoption Ban Overturned

    It seems that as one battle is lost in the fight for civil rights/the culture war/the "gay and secular fascist" takeover of America, another one is won. Miami-Dade Circuit Court Judge Cindy Lederman ruled earlier this morning there is "no rational basis" for banning homosexuals from adopting ch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2008

    Time To Revoke to the Gay Adoption Ban

    Before Aunt Becky came along Full House was a total gay parenting allegory. Today we woke up in a State that was just a tad bit less backward, as a Circuit Judge in Monroe County deemed Florida’s ban on Gay Adoption unconstitutional. It doesn’t mean that ban disappeared over night, or is neces ... More >>

  • News

    August 21, 2008

    Abby Cynamon Battles Bad Banker Ricardo Corona for Judge

    The best race in next Tuesday's judicial elections is a whopper.

  • Calendar

    August 16, 2007

    A Real-Life Soap Opera

    Victoria Rowell has lived it, now she’s sharing it

  • News

    March 17, 2005

    Letters from the Issue of March 17, 2005

    Glitz and glam, rude boys, lost kids, and raging restaurateurs

  • News

    February 3, 2005

    Family Afoul

    When you open your heart to foster children, as Joan Andre has done,you also open the door to heartbreak

  • News

    April 5, 2001

    Don't Tell, Don't Ask

    A teenager born with HIV was never told of her status until it was too late. How this happened, and why, is now a matter of national debate.

  • News

    March 30, 2000

    Orphans of the State

    For countless undocumented immigrant kids, America is not the land of puppies and Disney trips, but the land of neglect

  • News

    March 2, 1994

    A House Divided

    When you enter the region where parental rights end and the law steps in, beware. The line is jagged, and it nearly always cuts both ways.

  • Film

    September 1, 1993
  • News

    July 7, 1993

    The Case from Hell Part 6

    False accusations. Emotional breakdowns. A system demonstrating its own incompetence. s just what happened in the courtroom.

  • News

    April 7, 1993

    The Case from Hell Part 5

    The most notorious child-custody battle in memory heads for its bitter end