Katrina White, left, James, 12, and Colette White hug after telling James his adoption was approved on Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Gulfport. The couple had been trying to adopt James for more than a year, but as a same-sex couple they faced numerous difficulties.
Katrina White, left, James, 12, and Colette White hug after telling James his adoption was approved on Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Gulfport. The couple had been trying to adopt James for more than a year, but as a same-sex couple they faced numerous difficulties. Amanda McCoy amccoy@sunherald.com File
Katrina White, left, James, 12, and Colette White hug after telling James his adoption was approved on Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Gulfport. The couple had been trying to adopt James for more than a year, but as a same-sex couple they faced numerous difficulties. Amanda McCoy amccoy@sunherald.com File
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What’s next for Coast’s LGBT community after year of tragedy, triumph

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