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We have embarked on a life-long journey to become a family. In June 2013, we have brought home two beautiful babies. Our family is now complete and our marriage formally recognized by state and federal laws.

Friday, December 13, 2013

Australia = India... Homophobia galore!

Yes, both countries in the last few days have put LGBT civil rights back in the era of prejudice and persecution when people don't know any better. It's a major setback, but our day will come eventually. India also appears to be closing its door on surrogacy for same-sex couples and single individuals. Unfortunate, but inevitable for a country that neglects its citizens, and rely on 18th century British law on sex between consenting adults. Sad!

In a more positive note, our family is finally complete and "legal". We are now married. A few more hoops to jump such as adoption of the twins by my partner. Yes, despite us being legally married, my partner is still considered a stranger. Adoption is the only means for him to have legal recognition for the twins. I guess this process also applies to heterosexual couples in cases of step-parents. Next step is getting them New Zealand citizenship. It will be a challenge, but it's something I'd like for the twins to have so that they have a choice to embrace the country I loved dearly (their daddy) for its beauty and pristine nature, or the country of their Papa's birth (which is not too bad... LOL).

Anyway, the twins are almost crawling. In a few months, they'll be running around. They celebrated their 9-month birthday (whilst 2 months premature).


Our Wedding Cake made by our dear friend Sonali

6 comments:

  1. Congrats on the nuptials! Best wishes for eternal wedded bliss, and happy birthday to the twins!

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    1. Thank you Ben. Great to see that your family is doing well. Congrats, too!

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  2. Congratulations again! We are very happy for you. And glad you are finding some time to update your blog once in a while. All the best! From your friends from Brazil :)

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    1. Thanks my dear friends. We are very excited for you, too. Looking forward to the day! :) xxoo

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  3. CONGRATULATIONS!!! Morgan and I are so very excited for you two - hooray!!

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    1. Thanks J&M&S. Husband is in the process of adoption now. It will take almost a year (it's soooo slow!). :)

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