Samantha, a fellow advocate with Them Before Us, created a video to share with lawmakers in the Czech Republic debating the legality of same-sex marriage and same-sex parenting. She noted that while she was well loved by her two gay dads, she hungered for a mother. Samantha has previously written about children’s rights to be placed with an adoptive mother and father in this article, “I Was Raised by Two Gay Men. I Still Think Children Deserve to be Adopted into a Home with a Mother and a Father.