Archived copy as title CS1 Dutch-language sources nl CS1 Estonian-language sources et CS1 Italian-language sources it Articles with Portuguese-language external links CS1 Portuguese-language sources pt CS1 Croatian-language sources hr CS1 German-language sources de Wikipedia indefinitely move-protected pages Use dmy dates from August Articles containing potentially dated statements from May All articles containing potentially dated statements Wikipedia articles in need of updating from August All Wikipedia articles in need of updating CS1 maint: An Analysis of Surveys from 16 Countries". These acts stifle the freedom of independent adoption agencies to decide that concern for a child's best interests requires them to make placements in married mother and father homes rather than with gay or lesbian-identified couples, or cohabiting heterosexual couples. Retrieved 20 April In Octoberthe law was signed by President and took effect. The existing body of research on outcomes for children with LGBT parents includes limited studies that consider the specific case of adoption. San Diego Gay and Lesbian News.
Moreover, where studies do mention adoption they often fail to distinguish between outcomes for unrelated children versus those in their original family or step-families, causing research on the more general case of LGBT parenting to be used to counter the claims of LGBT-adoption opponents.
Retrieved 14 October Lawmakers have successfully defeated efforts to restrict bathroom access for transgender youth in South Dakota and Tennessee, prohibit discussions of LGBT issues in schools in Indiana, and give adoption and foster care agencies a license to discriminate against LGBT parents in Georgia. In the final days of the legislative sessions, lawmakers in Colorado, Kansas, and Oklahoma should stand up for that principle, put kids first, and reject these discriminatory bills. UK Gay News.