Gay and Lesbian Adoptive Parents: Resources for Professionals and Parents
Publication Year: 2000
Type: Federal resource, Online Publication
This fact sheet reviews considerations for adoptions by homosexual parents. State laws, types of adoption and agency policies are discussed. The briefing also addresses common concerns about gay and lesbian adoption, such as the potential for sexual abuse, the emotional impact of harassment, and the likelihood that children raised by gay and lesbian parents will become homosexual.
This publication is available only on the Internet.
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