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Religious adoption agencies fight for the right to ban same-sex parents

A lawsuit was filed last week by the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty on behalf of St Vincent’s Catholic Charities and other faith-based adoption...

Tennessee could allow discrimination against LGBT adopters

The Tennessee House of Representatives has passed a bill that would allow adoption providers to decline certain categories of people in case if their...

Tennessee is to issue a bill against gay adoptions

Two bills filed in the Tennessee General Assembly could allow adoption agencies to use religion as an excuse to decline potential adoptive parents. If...

John Barrowman talks about struggles with parenting

The 51-year-old actor wants kids and he always did, but there were too many obstacles on his way to parenting, and one of such...

Discrimination against LGBT adopters could be risky for homeless population

New legislation in Kansas and Oklahoma can allow faith-based adoption agencies to discriminate against same-sex couples, which could be risky for queer population, especially...

Oklahoma votes to forbid same—sex couples to adopt

Oklahoma lawmakers have voted in favour of a bill which enable adoption and foster agencies to deny same-sex couples in their services if it...

Kansas refused to recognize discrimination

Kansas has rejected a bill which would have made it possible for the owners of the adoption agencies to deny LGBT people in services...

Australia legalized same-sex adoption nationwide

Same-sex couples in Australia are now free to adopt children anywhere in the country. The Northern Territory was the last region of the country...

Georgia state is planning to ban same-sex adoption

A bill that would allow adoption agencies to turn away same-sex couples has passed the Georgia Senate Judiciary Committee. Introduced by Republican state senator...

Canadian couple denied in adoption because of being anti-gay

The evangelical couple from Alberta is suing the provincial government for not allowing them to adopt a child because of their anti-gay views. Legal...

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