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This may be in the form of a joint adoption by a same-sex coupleGenero homosexual adoption by one partner of a same-sex couple of the other's biological child step-child adoption and adoption by a single LGBT person. Joint adoption by same-sex couples is legal in 27 Genero homosexual adoption and in some sub-national territories.

Furthermore, 5 countries have legalized some form of step-child adoption. Given that constitutions and statutes usually do not address the adoption rights of LGBT persons, judicial decisions often determine whether they can serve as parents either individually or as couples.

Some scientific research indicates that the children of same-sex couples fare just as well or even better than the children of opposite-sex couples. The existing body of research Genero homosexual adoption outcomes for children with LGBT parents includes limited studies that consider the specific case of adoption. Moreover, where studies do mention adoption they often fail to distinguish between outcomes for unrelated children versus those in their original family or step-families, causing research on the more general case of LGBT parenting to be used to counter the claims of LGBT-adoption opponents.

Despite the small sample, and the fact that the children have yet to become aware of their adoption status or the dynamics of gender development, the study found no significant associations between parental sexual orientation and child adjustment!

Genero homosexual adoption Adoption of children by LGBT people is an issue of active debate. In the United States, for example, legislation to stop the practice has been introduced in many jurisdictions; such efforts have largely been defeated.

Prior tostate courts commonly barred gay and lesbian individuals from holding a parenting role, especially through adoption. There is agreement between the debating parties, however, that the welfare of children alone should dictate policy.

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