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Arguments against gay/ lesbian adoption?
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Since then, the number of children adopted by lesbian, gay, bi or trans parents has grown year on year. CoramBAAF research showed that while most heterosexual couples expected to become parents as a matter of course, this was less frequently the case for same-sex couples. This was particularly true of gay dads, many of whom thought their sexual identity was incompatible with parenthood — despite having always felt paternal. Fears that children adopted by same-sex couples would face bullying or that their own gender identities might be affected are largely unfounded. In fact, studies suggest that same-sex families are thriving — they score particularly well in assessments of family relationships, parental wellbeing and child adjustment.
Legal Issues for Gay and Lesbian Adoption
Post a Comment. Same -Sex Adoption. Same-sex adoption. What does same sex adopting mean? The definition of gay adoption or LGBT: an adoption where a child is adopted by a person or couple with a different sexual orientation than the majority.
In the past, same-sex couples faced many legal obstacles when trying to adopt. So whether you are a prospective same-sex couple or LGBTQ individual looking to adopt we hope you find this article helpful. In a private US adoption, the process for LGBTQ individuals or couples is generally no different than for heterosexual individuals or couples looking to adopt, as everyone still has to find an adoption professional to guide them, complete a home study, and then wait for a Birth Mother to select them. The main difference however, is that due to adoption agency preferences, some agencies may choose not to work with LGBTQ individuals or couples.