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Adoption resource center pairs needy kids, LGBT parents
Adoption resource center pairs needy kids, LGBT parents

The old playground song goes "First comes love, then comes marriage, and then comes baby in the baby carriage." This week marks one year since California gays won the right to marry. And while gay and lesbian families raising children is nothing new, Los Angeles-based RaiseAChild.US reports an uptick in the past year among those looking to adopt. RaiseAChild.US works with the LGBT community to encourage fostering and adopting children, especially in the Los Angeles area. Founded in 2011, the nonprofit group works with eight Southern California agencies to match children with parents. The foster care system in Los Angeles County currently serves about 36,000 children. Hundreds of...