Gay Parenting Options. Being a gay man or couple does not have to mean going through life without having a family of your own. There are many options for gay men wanting to become parents. Some gay men may wish to pass on their genes by donating sperm without the parental or financial responsibility.
LGBT adoption in the United States
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The Trump administration submitted a brief to the Supreme Court on Wednesday arguing that a taxpayer-funded organization should be able to refuse to work with same-sex couples and others whom the group considers to be in violation of its religious beliefs. The brief was filed by the Department of Justice in the case Fulton v. The latter argument cites a recent Supreme Court case in which the government intervened on behalf of baker Jack Phillips who refused to bake a wedding cake for a gay couple due to his religious beliefs. The high court awarded a narrow victory to Phillips on the grounds that the Colorado Human Rights Commission had shown hostility toward his religious views.
Adoption agency should be able to reject gay couples, Trump administration argues
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On March 31, , a Federal District Court struck down Mississippi 's ban on same-sex couples from adoption. Previously several other states had similar bans however Mississippi's was the last to be overruled. Prior to these rulings, adoption laws varied widely by state. Some states granted full adoption rights to same-sex couples, while others banned it entirely or only allowed the partner in a same-sex relationship to adopt the biological child of the other partner.