Journey to Parenthood: The Ultimate Guide for Same-Sex Couples (Adoption, Foster Care, Surrogacy, Co-Parenting)


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5.9 X 8.9 X 0.9 inches | 0.57 pounds

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About the Author

Eric Rosswood is a multi-award-winning author whose broad body of work centers around family, authenticity, diversity, hope, and strength. He is a commentator on LGBTQ+ issues including civil rights, parenting, marriage, and politics, and has led panels on LGBTQ+ parenting issues for organizations such as Family Equality and the Modern Family Alliance.Rosswood's bestselling parenting books focus on the LGBTQ+ journey to parenthood and have helped couples around the world start their own families. These titles include The Ultimate Guide for Gay Dads, Journey to Same-Sex Parenthood, and We Make It Better. His latest picture book, STRONG, featuring the world's first and only openly gay professional strongman, won a 2023 Stonewall Honor from the American Library Association. Find him on Twitter @LGBT_Activist


"...destined to be the resource book of the decade for LGBTQ couples."

--Gay San Diego

"An absolute 'must-have' for any LGBT couple engaged in family planning!"

--Midwest Book Review

"This is a helpful guide, full of heart-warming stories of modern families."

--Attitude Magazine

"The ultimate family-building road map...the modern day version of What to Expect When You're Expecting for same-sex parents to be."

"Supportive and helpful...full of warmth, encouragement, and advice. A good place for prospective parents to start."

--Publishers Weekly

"The Journey to Same-Sex Parenthood will lead you through moments of both laugh-out-loud humor and immense heartache. This book is informative, emotionally compelling, and a must-read for LGBTQ people considering parenthood."

--Zach Wahls, author of the national bestseller My Two Moms

"This book is a valuable resource not only for those couples or individuals that are approaching parenthood, but also for LGBT service providers that want to become more aware of the challenges that same sex couples face when making these decisions. Through real life experiences and passionate stories this book is a true game changer. Once you have read it, I'm sure you'll be recommending it to everyone you know."

--Max Disposti, executive director of the North San Diego County LGBTQ Resource Center

"A collection of informative and inspiring stories about the journey into parenthood by a variety of couples whose riveting experiences will help anyone looking to grow their family!"

--Dan Bucatinsky, Emmy Award-winning actor (Scandal) and author of Does This Baby Make Me Look Straight

"This book is an eye-opener for what same-sex couples really go through when trying to start a family. In my work as a legislator advocating on behalf of our community, I've seen the stumbling blocks many couples face on the path to becoming parents--both in law and in society--and this book is a great resource for couples considering this often difficult process."

--NY State Assembly Member Daniel J. O'Donnell, sponsor of New York's Marriage Equality Act and the state's groundbreaking anti-bullying legislation, the Dignity for All Students Act