Essays tagged: non-biological parents

Illustration. Godey’s Lady's Book and Magazine (vol. 54, January, 1857).
Child custody determinations have had a roller coaster history, reflecting the jagged evolution of the American family. Virginia custody law rode on the same roller coaster, with some distinct regional differences.   Read more

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The civil rights movement, feminism, gay liberation, the proliferation of LGBTQ households, the sexual revolution, and technological advancements related to reproductive health have reworked the relationships between family members as well as between families and the outside world.   Read more