Gays and lesbians are faced with a plethora of issues when the concept of
adoption rolls around --- whether adopting a partner's child or a non-familial
adoption, whether jointly or singly ... here you will find the information,
laws, stories, trials and tribulations.
The ACLU presents an overview of Lesbian and Gay Parenting, Adoption and Foster
Gay foster parents win the right to adopt their foster child as a couple.
in Support of Gay Adoption
The author argues quite ably that for purposes of adoption proceedings, sexual
orientation of prospective parents should be considered irrelevant.
State by state (United States) information specific to gay and lesbian issues in
Welfare League Policy
The Child Welfare League of America's Standards for Adoption Service (as of
1988) addressing the issue of sexual orientation of applicants.
A small collection of GLBT specific resources.
Adoption Mailing List
Information on how to join this mailing list discussion as well as the
opportunity to read over two years worth of archived discussions.
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