Guide to Second-Parent Adoption for LGBTQ+ Couples

Almost all LGBTQ+ parents should go through second-parent adoption, whether you’re planning to have biological children or adopt. This guide discusses what it is and why it should be done as soon as possible if your state allows it.

By Austin Ledzian

Firstly, I want to acknowledge the ridiculousness of the terms “first parent” and “second parent.” Many LGBTQ+ parents…