Practice Guidance

Adoption by same sex couples

Same sex couple and adoptive daughter getting ready for school (plaiting hair) Photo: Monkey Business/Adobe Stock


Learning points What to consider when assessing lesbian and gay men as prospective adopters. Learn how the changes in the law impact on same-sex couple adoption. How research findings support same-sex adoption. Contents Introduction Eligibility and criteria Legislation Research finding Recruiting and assessing same-sex couples Things to consider Key points References Introduction The Adoption and Children […]

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