Adoption by SOGIF (LBGTQ) individuals and couples has become increasingly common and, in most regions of California, generally accepted by society over recent years. Agencies have recognized that a child or adolescent’s need for caring parent(s) usually far exceeds their need for a traditional parenting environment. Nevertheless, adoptees and their families may have to confront some challenges in this regard. Watch the video and several others at our Adoptee section For Transgender issues and care providers click here. CAKidsConnection is not responsible for the content of external links.