Katy Faust
Katy Faust
katyfaust
Katy Faust is the founder and director of the children’s rights organization Them Before Us and the Washington state leader of CanaVox. She is married and the mother of four children, the youngest of whom is adopted from China. You can follow her on Twitter @Advo_Katy.
How Same-Sex Marriage Creates A Court-Mediated Market For Orphans

When biology isn’t the basis for parenthood, it’s a major power grab for the state. This Supreme Court case has the potential to either strengthen or degrade every parent-child relationship in the country.

Marriage Isn’t About Making Adults Feel Nice, It’s About Raising Children

I’m grateful that gay conservatives are fighting the religious bigotry being imposed on people of faith this era of ‘tolerance.’ However, gay marriage presents a more significant threat to another vulnerable group.

Why Ben Shapiro Is Dead Wrong To Endorse Surrogacy

Through surrogacy, at the moment of birth, the child loses a relationship with the only parent he or she has ever known. It’s a deep and enduring wound.

‘#BigFertility’ Documentary Exposes 3 Ways Surrogacy Harms Children

Embryos are routinely manufactured according to specification — their genetic makeup is literally chosen from a catalogue.

A Gay Parent’s Complaint About Adoption Illustrates A Dangerous Adult-Centric Mindset

The debate around adoption rules is dangerously centered on the needs of adults — at the expense of the kids in question.

Don’t Ignore The Child’s Perspective On Gay Couples Commissioning Babies

What is it like for a child to grow up not just without knowledge of her mother, but with the knowledge that she was bought and paid for?

I’m A Modern Woman Who Loves My Church’s All-Male Pastors Rule

I know plenty of women who are incredible leaders and gifted speakers. But I don’t believe those gifted women should be lead pastors of the local church.