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Prior to 1973, state courts commonly barred gay and lesbian individuals from holding a parenting role, especially through adoption.[3]. Human rights - child's and parent's right to have a family life[17][18]. There are little or no differences between children raised by same-sex or straight couples...

The American Academy of Pediatrics issued the fol-lowing statement in support of gay and lesbian par-enting and called for equal access to co-parenting and second-parent adoption rights for gay and les-bian parents in February 2002

Gay and Lesbian Parenting Rights The topic of gay and lesbianism has been a touchy subject throughout the ages. Some might feel the subject is brought up too often, not enough, or may not want to talk about it in general.

A legally recognized parent has custody rights and can make educational and medical decisions about the child and is obligated to support the child. The anti-gay movement has continued to wage a battle against gay rights including gay parenting rights.

Homosexual parents face more legal and social hurdles than heterosexual parents do. Gay parents have been striving to adopt their rights since 1969. Today, the legal right of gay parenting is being both reinforced and challenged.

The Debate over Gay Parenting - Over the last several decades, gay rights have been a growing topic in the public and in the court rooms. Recently, the debate about gays having the right or ability to parent has become a hot topic, due to the expanding gay community.

What got me thinking me and made my heart sink was reading a book on gay parenting that had some of the kids talk about the way they felt and some of them I never was trying to say what you do is right or wrong. I was giving my opinion and that is all it is.
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