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Australia grapples with surrogacy & fertility/reproductive tourism

Just a brief post this evening pointing readers across to this article, Childless couples face jail as part of international baby ban as one of many possible entry points discussing the unfolding story in Australia.
Unlike the United States, Australia has been feeling its way forward much more cautiously concerning issues of surrogacy and what has [...]

First Nations peoples’ fight for their kids brought to the Iowa Commission on Native American Affairs

For some time now, I’ve been tracking and just barely beginning to write about the ongoing situation pertaining to First Nations children and the child “welfare” system.
The situation in Iowa is something I’ve written about before, see First Nations peoples continue to decry the ongoing stealing of their children for adoption. There has been an [...]

More on Spence-Chapin’s “pro-choice” adoption scheme

For those of you arriving here by way of my comment on the Huffington Post piece, or this article on RH Reality Check, my post in question can be found here:
Adoption in relation to Abortion provision, notes on clinics that embrace adoption marketing
As time allows I hope to write a response to these two pieces [...]

Arkansas- Judge strikes down Queer and unmarried cohabiting couples foster and adoption ban last Friday

Major new developments unfolded at the end of last week in relation to Arkansas’ ban on Queer and unmarried cohabiting couples prospects of becoming foster or adoptive parents.
I’ve been blogging about the situation in Arkansas for some time now.
First see my earlier posts:
Sewing the scarlet “b”- California’s newest bastards, and other abysmal anti-Queer anti-child bastardization
In [...]

Haiti’s children and the American adoption market

People still trapped in the rubble, hunger, death, and complete social collapse.
What’s the story here in America?
Natural disaster, for some, spells an opportunity to extract Haiti’s children.
Haitian adoption used to take roughly two to two and a half years. Some will use this as an excuse to call for efforts to fast track resettling these [...]

Outsourcing reproduction, fertility tourism, and the money (or lack thereof) at the heart of it all

These are just a few of the recent stories that have crossed my desk as of late that I wanted to draw reader’s attention to.
The development of “artificial sperm” and the UK study on European fertility tourism are both important milestones.
Bastardette’s recent pieces on the development of artificial sperm-

A Search for Survivors reaches the one year milestone

Just a brief post today pointing my readers across to A Search for Survivors which has just marked its one year blog-o-versary today, a year’s worth of important work.
There have been a number of important posts there even over just the past few days, including these two both of which are cases I’m watching,
In Memoriam: [...]

GLASS- First licensed Queer adoption agency in the U.S. declares bankruptcy

(Photo Queerty)
Well, I was on the verge of getting part II of my current series finished up when I noted a story perhaps a bit more pressing to blog about.
Let’s take a pause from our usual ongoing cavalcade of healthy white newborn obsessed procurement industry twists and turns to look instead at one of those [...]

Irvin Groeninger III / Adam Herrman- in previous investigations, the State had cleared the Herrmans

This is the second post in a series I have done around the Adam Herrman/Irvin Groeninger III case. I urge readers to explore both my earlier work and later posts to gain familiarity with the case and my interpretation of it. See my Irvin Groeninger III tag for more. My most recent post will always [...]

New Jersey- Boarder Babies being folded into “Safe Haven” statistics

(Yes, I’ve taken a brief break from blogging in the aftermath of the Nebraska age down. I’m still here, still working, and yes, ‘the blogging shall continue until morale improves’.)
So here’s a brief post I’ve been meaning to write for some time now. Start with this November 21st article out of the Star Ledger [...]