Another four, namely, EstoniaItalySloveniaSan Marino and Switzerland permit step-child adoption in which the registered partner can adopt the biological and, in some cases, the adopted child of his or her partner. Retrieved 21 January A recent UK study shows, for instance that: Retrieved 6 August In both Bermuda and the Pitcairn Islands since The Adoption and Children Act gave unmarried couples, including same sex couples, the right to adopt, and this became law in December
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The court stated that the woman's partner cannot be recognized unless the mother withdrew her own parental rights. This article needs to be updated. Retrieved 9 June A closer examination of the American psychological association's brief on lesbian and gay parenting". Does Parental Sexual Orientation Matter?