Retrieved 21 January Archived from the original on 3 October The American Psychologist. Second-parent adoption allowed. Journal of Marriage and Family.
Vienna Online. Lifting bans on gay marriage or gay adoption are steps towards more diverse, more tolerant societies, where nobody faces discrimination. Same-sex adoption legalization in Canada began with British Columbia in and was finalized with Nunavut in
American Psychological Association. Academic fields Discourse. No but exceptions are made . Retrieved 29 December New Zealand Herald.
In January , the Constitutional Court of Austria found the existing laws on adoption to be unconstitutional and ordered the laws to be changed by 31 December to allow joint adoption by same-sex couples in Austria.
Many are from poor countries. By a 6 to 3 vote, the Court found the Colorado provision to lack a rational basis, and therefore to violate the equal protection rights of homosexuals.