Expanding Resources for Children: Is Adoption By Gays and Lesbians Part of the Answer for Boys and Girls Who Need Homes?

This report examines relevant issues, laws and practices relating to gay and lesbian adoption and parenting, and review of the available studies spanning the last several decades, finding no child-centered reason to prevent gays and lesbians from becoming adoptive parents, and recommending that gay and lesbian parents be utilized more extensively to provide permanent, loving homes for children living in state care.

Author: Jeanne Howard

Published: March 2006