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Adoption
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.

ACLU Fact Sheet
The ACLU presents an overview of Lesbian and Gay Parenting, Adoption and Foster Care.

Adoption Victory
Gay foster parents win the right to adopt their foster child as a couple.

Arguments 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.

Assistance Information Support
State by state (United States) information specific to gay and lesbian issues in adoption.

Child 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.

Gay/Lesbian Adoption
A small collection of GLBT specific resources.

Gay 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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