Israel previously allowed limited co-guardianship rights for non-biological parents. In the United States, for example, legislation to prevent adoption by LGBT people has been introduced in many jurisdictions; such efforts have largely been defeated. Retrieved 9 June Therefore, sir, catechism in your hands! Previously, an LGBT individual was able to adopt children, but same-sex couples could not adopt jointly. The American Psychological Association has supported adoption by same-sex couples, citing social prejudice as harming the psychological health of lesbians and gays while noting there is no evidence that their parenting causes harm. The Lords rejected the proposal on one occasion before it was passed.
Rights and legal issues.
LGBT Adoption Laws
Retrieved 2 January Retrieved 26 June El Mercurio in Spanish. No single people may adopt only in exceptional circumstances, independently of their sexual orientation. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Despite the small sample, and the fact that the children have yet to become aware of their adoption status or the dynamics of gender development, the study found no significant associations between parental sexual orientation and child adjustment. San Diego Gay and Lesbian News.