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Suggested resources and other information for beginning research on the topic of adoption.

Films on Demand Service

There are a number of videos available on this subject, both on the internet and through our available databases. This page features some useful examples. For more, we recommend accessing the Films on Demand database.


Listen as individuals share opinions about sexual orientation. Jeannie and Mary, the first gay couple to legally adopt children in Colorado, discuss the creation of their family.

Overseas adoptions stopped due to child trafficking and corruption. Vietnam signed the Hague Convention protecting child rights, but regulations must be developed. Many impoverished parents are compelled to sell their children.