State by State". Does Parental Sexual Orientation Matter? The law went into effect a year later on 6 April Additionally, a biological parent or parents can temporarily give a partner who is not a biological parent full parental responsibilities. A Lifetime of Communication. In Chile, same-sex couples are allowed to apply to adopt a child. LGBT portal.
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In the United States, for example, legislation to prevent adoption by LGBT people has been introduced in many jurisdictions; such efforts have largely been defeated. Main article: Asexual Bisexual Heterosexual Homosexual. Unmarried couples of any sex and couples in a civil union can now jointly adopt children, under a New Zealand High Court ruling in December
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