New Campaign Highlights Disparities, Discrimination in State Adoption Laws

From The Advocate

November is National Adoption Month, and the Family Equality Council is using this opportunity to highlight the tricky — and often discriminatory — patchwork of state laws applying to LGBT adoptive and foster parents.

The campaign, called Allies for Adoption, includes an online dashboard showing the variety of laws that same-sex couples must navigate to adopt children. Allies for Adoption will also produce a map showing adoptive families in all 50 states and raise awareness of legislation that would eliminate many of the hurdles to adoption equality for same-sex couples.

Read more via The Advocate