A closer examination of the American psychological association's brief on lesbian and gay parenting". The named reference Malta opinion poll was invoked but never defined see the help page. Gender identities Sexual identities Sexual diversities. The result came from a case where a woman tried to give parental rights of her two daughters to her partner, with whom she was in a civil union. Joint adoption by same-sex couples is legal in twenty-seven countries as well as several subnational jurisdictions and dependent territories.
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LGBT Adoption Statistics
The same-sex marriage law became effective from 19 Augustand since then married same-sex couples were able to adopt children jointly. El Mercurio in Spanish. Retrieved 21 October On 6 Aprilthe Children and Family Relationships Bill passed by Parliament in March which extends full adoption rights to cohabiting couples and those in civil partnerships was promulgated by the President of Ireland. The law went into effect a year later on 6 April
Does Parental Sexual Orientation Matter? Retrieved 18 November Unmarried couples of any sex and couples in a civil union can now jointly adopt children, under a New Zealand High Court ruling in December Scientific research indicates that the children of same-sex couples fare just as well or even better than the children of opposite-sex couples. A January ruling of the Israeli Supreme Court allowed stepchild adoptions for same-sex couples. Therefore, a single gay person or same-sex couples may adopt.