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Gay Adoption Bill

Open Hearts: LGBT Family Bringing Down Adoption Barriers

Kate Perino | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Kate Perino

Martin Gill strongly believes that ECDF will be a solution for many foster kids who lack stability and permanence. Recently, he and his partner hosted a gift give-away for local teens in foster care who are living in group homes--many of whom have little chance of finding adoptive families. Martin said,

Lila Shapiro

'If A Kid Doesn't Have A Family, It's Very Sad:' Lawmakers, Families, Push Gay Adoption Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

WASHINGTON -- Philip McAdoo and his partner Sean Cavenaugh talked about starting a family on their very first date, at a barbecue joint in New York Ci...

Amanda Terkel

LGBT Adoption Bill Set To Be Reintroduced With Bipartisan Support

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A bill legalizing adoption and foster parenting by same-sex couples is set to be reintroduced on Tuesday, with supporters hopeful that m...

Jen Sabella

Anti-Gay Adoption Bill Voted Down In Senate Committee

HuffingtonPost.com | Jen Sabella | Posted 06.13.2011 | Chicago

A bill that would have allowed religious organizations to deny gay couples adoption and foster care services was voted down in Senate committee Wednes...

Jen Sabella

Bill That Would Allow Religious Institutions To Prevent Gays From Adopting Still Alive In Illinois Senate

HuffingtonPost.com | Jen Sabella | Posted 06.12.2011 | Chicago

In January, many Illinoisans rejoiced as Governor Pat Quinn signed historic legislation legalizing civil unions for gay and lesbian couples, making Il...