Topics :: adoption
By Joseph Erbentraut | Friday Aug 20, 2010
Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum is among many Republican U.S. Senate and gubernatorial candidates around the country who have spoken out against gay adoption and other LGBT issues.
By Kilian Melloy | Thursday Aug 19, 2010
An agency that regulates charities in the UK has reconfirmed its original ruling against a religious adoption service that had refused to place children with gay and lesbian couples.
By E. Eduardo Castillo | Monday Aug 16, 2010
Mexico’s Supreme Court voted Monday to uphold a Mexico City law allowing adoptions by same-sex couples, drawing jubilant cheers from gay advocacy groups and angry protests from the Catholic Church.
By Kilian Melloy | Wednesday May 5, 2010
In two separate court rulings, New York state has bolstered the rights of gay and lesbian families.
By Kilian Melloy | Wednesday Apr 28, 2010
Lousiana lawmakers struck down a measure that would have offered gay and lesbian prospective parents greater family parity by allowing them to adopt.
By Mark Stevenson | Thursday Jan 28, 2010
Mexican federal prosecutors announced Wednesday that they will try to overturn Mexico City’s gay marriage law on the grounds it violates the constitution.
By Steve Weinstein | Wednesday Jan 27, 2010
A lesbian couple has been granted sole custody of an infant by a Miami judge, in direct defiance of a Florida-wide ban on such adoptions.
By Joseph Erbentraut | Thursday Jan 7, 2010
Actress Cynthia Nixon will be among those in attendance at the Saturday launch of a campaign to overturn Florida’s ban on gays and lesbians from adopting children.
By Kilian Melloy | Monday Nov 16, 2009
A French court has ruled in favor of a same-sex family seeking to adopt.
By Kilian Melloy | Monday Jul 20, 2009
In Europe, churches are assailing laws that provide equality to same-sex parents looking to provide homes to needy children.