Questions about LGBTQ Adoption

Unfortunately, I know very little about international adoptions as the Independent Adoption Center is only licensed to do domestic U.S. adoptions. We could only work with you if you were resident in the U.S....
Mississippi permits single LGBT parents to adopt. We will work with single LGBT parents who live in Mississippi, but we cannot work with families who are not single. Mississippi will not approve an interstate...
Yes, LGBT families may adopt twins, just like heterosexual families. In 2012, IAC placed 4 sets of twins. Two of four adoptive families were gay male couples. It is important to note that the birthparents...
We recommend two agencies for international adoption. Adoption International: http://www.adopt-intl.org/ Bay Area Adoption Services: http://www.baas.org/index.php Both agencies work with LGBT families....
Yes, same sex couples may adopt in California. In fact, California has a long history of non-discrimination in adoption. The IAC has been making placements with LGBT families for more than 30 years. For...
LGBT families cannot adopt in Mississippi or Utah under any circumstances. Both of these states ban all adoptions by LGBT families. Many other states ban LGBT couples from adopting, but do allow LGBT...
Amendment One in North Carolina only impacts the legality of marriage between same sex couples in North Carolina. It has no impact on adoption. The laws in North Carolina allow LGBT individuals to adopt,...
There is no explicit prohibition on same sex couples adopting in Texas, but most LGBT families do a single parent adoption in Texas. Texas law allows an adult to petition to adopt (sexual orientation is not...
Most Lesbian and Gay male couples can adopt. Unfortunately, Lesbian and Gay male couples may face discrimination depending on the state where they live. In many states, including California, Lesbian and Gay...
The answer to this question depends on the state where you live. In many states the procedure for gay adoption is the same as it is for heterosexual couples or single individuals. In some states, gay male...
In North Carolina same sex couples are not allowed to adopt together even if they are married, or domestic partners, but single LGBT people are allowed to adopt. In 2009, a North Carolina appeals court ruled...
In most states LGBTQ families can adopt. There are some states where it is illegal, such as Mississippi and Utah. However, in most states, the laws do not discriminate between heterosexual adoption and gay...