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Children’s Shelter to Host Foster Care Discussion for LGBTs

Children’s Shelter to Host Foster Care Discussion for LGBTs

LGBT couples and singles interested in becoming foster parents will have an opportunity to learn more about the process during a special presentation at The Children’s Shelter on August 31. The event, which is co-hosted by Out In SA magazine, will feature a tour of the agency along with a foster care presentation that will

Former Children’s Shelter Resident Blue Hess Overcomes Great Odds

Three years ago, when Blue Hess decided he would volunteer at The Children’s Shelter, he never imagined he’d become one of the nationally accredited nonprofit’s most vocal advocates — speaking regularly to local media and working with the community to help spread the word about its many services. Since its founding in 1901, The Children’s

Transgender teens struggle in foster care

Alex lived with her family in a nice home in an affluent San Antonio suburb, where she had all the comforts and advantages that come with that life. Although she was born male, Alex identifies as a female, a revelation that led to friction with her family and her eventual estrangement from them. “My mother

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