Posts tagged "adoption"

Anne Hathaway Is Pregnant With Her First Child

Oscar winning actress Anne Hathaway and husband Adam Shulman are expecting their first child. Yay!
33 year old Hathaway is in her 2nd trimester according to sources, and the couple…

Katrin Higher | November 28, 2015 - 9:00 am

On Thanksgiving, Gratitude & Family-By-Choice

It took several decades and multiple disownings, but family got simple for me a few years ago: family is made up of the people who stick around to

Katie Klabusich | November 26, 2015 - 12:00 pm

1,500 Mormons Resign From Church To Protest New Same-Sex Policies

Roughly 1,500 Mormons are resigning from the Mormon Church of Latter-day Saints to protest a new policy that labels same-sex couples “apostate” as well as banning children of same-sex relationships…

Katrin Higher | November 15, 2015 - 11:00 am

Judge Admits He Leaked News Online About Charlize Theron’s Adoption

An Arkansas judge admitted that he revealed on a LSU fan’s online message board that Charlize Theron had adopted a child, two months before Theron herself made it public.

Jessica Wakeman | March 7, 2014 - 10:30 am

Gay Foreigners Banned From Adopting Russian Children

Russia has banned adoptions by same-sex couples from countries where same-sex marriage is legal. (The United States has already been banned from Russian adoptions for a year now.) Single…

Jessica Wakeman | February 14, 2014 - 6:30 pm

Daughter Finds Mother After 71 Years

It’s not all that unusual for an adopted child to grow up and seek out her biological mother, but the LA Times has the story of one such reunion that’s remarkable on…

Newser | December 26, 2013 - 12:45 pm

WTF: Pregnant Mother With Bipolar Disorder Sedated, Baby Forcibly Taken From Womb Via C-Section

This story is all kinds of fucked up: a pregnant woman in Essex, UK, was sedated and had her baby forcibly taken from her womb via C-section because she was…

Jessica Wakeman | December 2, 2013 - 11:00 am

Officials Think They’ve Found Roma Girl “Maria”‘s Biological Parents In Bulgaria

Investigators in Europe say they have found the biological parents of Maria, a young girl living with a Roma couple who claimed the child was given away to them years…

Jessica Wakeman | October 25, 2013 - 1:20 pm

Blonde Girl Named “Maria” Removed From Gypsy Couple’s Care In Greece

A hot international news story: Greece has taken a young blonde girl called “Maria” away from a Roma, or gypsy, couple, though they claim to have adopted her from her…

Jessica Wakeman | October 21, 2013 - 12:40 pm

It’s Time To Cry: Foster Kid Davion Only, 15, Pleads With Florida Church Congregation To Adopt Him

Every day, there are roughly 400,000 children living in foster care. One of those children is Davion Only, a 15-year-old boy in Florida who has cycled through foster homes so…

Jessica Wakeman | October 17, 2013 - 11:07 am

Romney Family Adopts A Black Baby Named Kieran & People Are Upset About It

I dislike Mitt Romney and his politics as much as the next liberal. But I draw the line at inane knee-jerk reactions to the name of his new adopted grandchild.

Jessica Wakeman | September 23, 2013 - 3:03 pm

Girl Talk: Finding My Birth Parents

I was 12 when I found out. My stepsister hurled it at me during a fight: “At least I’m not adopted,” she retorted after I called her a four-eyed idiot. My…

Kathy Hatfield | May 31, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Perez Hilton Poses In The Bathtub With His Newborn Son

Aww. That’s sweet!  It almost makes you forget it’s Perez Hilton … nearly naked … in a bathtub. [Perez Hilton]…

Jessica Wakeman | March 21, 2013 - 1:40 pm

Catelynn Lowell From “16 & Pregnant” Is An Anti-Abortion Extremist

Catelynn Lowell and Tyler Baltierra from MTV’s “16 and Pregnant” and “Teen Mom” have been, surprisingly, one of the more controversial couples on the two shows. Catelynn was the only…

Jessica Wakeman | December 3, 2012 - 2:40 pm

A Black Friday Sale We Can Get Behind

Black cats have it pretty rough. Not only do they have the stigma of a negative superstition around them, but tons of people adopt or buy the cats for Halloween,…

Julie Gerstein | November 23, 2012 - 10:00 am

Meet The Cat Of Your Dreams On Catroulette

Remember the weird social experiment that was Chatroulette? It’s mostly populated with dudes who want to show their wangs to strangers, which is why we’re way more into the animal…

Julie Gerstein | September 5, 2012 - 4:40 pm

For Chinese Adoptees Living In The U.S., Life Is “Somewhere Between”

In the 1970s, China adopted a “one-child policy,” which strongly encouraged (translation: forced) families to limit the number of kids they had in order to help control China’s growing population.

Julie Gerstein | August 21, 2012 - 2:20 pm

7 Adorable Interspecies Adoptions

Earlier this week, important news broke: a mutt named Lejon adopted white lion cub JoJo after JoJo’s mom became sick and was unable to take care of her. They’re the…

Julie Gerstein | August 2, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Patti Stanger Wants To Adopt An American Boy

“Millionaire Matchmaker” Patti Stanger explains why she would like to adopt a little boy and why she would prefer to adopt an American. Do you think it’s bizarre or…

Jessica Wakeman | June 20, 2012 - 10:20 am

Evening Quickies: Charlize Theron Adopted A Baby Boy

Charlize Theron has adopted a baby boy named Jackson. Congratulations! [Us Weekly]
Prince Harry says the one thing about being a prince that really sucks is “listening to…

Jessica Wakeman | March 14, 2012 - 6:00 pm
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