Adoption, Fostering & Tea: The New Family Social Podcast
Family finding as a single gay man

Family finding as a single gay man

August 31, 2022
James is going to adopt as a single gay man. He's currently searching for his child.
Being asked to adopt another baby

Being asked to adopt another baby

August 17, 2022
Alex and James had had their son for a year when the phone range and they were asked if they could take their son's younger sibling immediately.
Early permanence after infertitlity

Early permanence after infertitlity

August 10, 2022
Rosie and Emily adopted a young baby through early permanence after IVF failed.
Adopting after personal trauma

Adopting after personal trauma

August 3, 2022

Amber escaped a forced marriage and rebuilt her life.  She decided to adopt when she was 40 and talks about how adopting complements her spiritual beliefs.

Adopting siblings one at a time

Adopting siblings one at a time

July 27, 2022

Michael and Matthew adopted a son and, four weeks later, found out another baby was on the way.

 

Consensual Non-Monogamy and Adoption

Consensual Non-Monogamy and Adoption

July 20, 2022
Mark and his partner are consensually non-monogamous. He talks about how they were outed and the effects on their application to adopt.
The honeymoon period is over

The honeymoon period is over

July 13, 2022
Myfanwy returns to talk about her son's emerging needs. She talks about child to parent violence, anger and waiting for support.
 
Listen to Myfanwy's previous podcast here When introductions go wrong this will open in a new window.
 
 
We adopted one child then did it all over again

We adopted one child then did it all over again

July 6, 2022
Tony and his husband had a straightforward and joyful adoption journey
 
 
 
Raising three bilingual daughters

Raising three bilingual daughters

March 23, 2022
Avi and Danny adopted three girls one at a time. They speak Hebrew at home. They talk about building their support network and their eldest daughter's emerging needs.
 
Text KIDS to 70490 to give a one-off donation of £10 to help children in care find their forever families with LGBT+ families. Listeners outside the UK can make a donation through our website https://newfamilysocial.org.uk/Donation-Landing Thank you so much.
Adopting before it was legal

Adopting before it was legal

March 16, 2022
Lynne talks about applying to adopt before same sex couples were legally allowed to do so and supporting her adult son now.
 
You can listen to her TED talk here https://www.ted.com/talks/lynne_elvins_the_myths_of_gay_adoption
 
Text KIDS to 70490 to give a one-off donation of £10 to help children in care find their forever families with LGBT+ families. Listeners outside the UK can make a donation through our website https://newfamilysocial.org.uk/Donation-Landing Thank you so much.
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