2nd March 2015
After Adoption sees massive increase in number of LGBT adopters
5:45 PM — Nearly a quarter (24 per cent) of the child adoption placements achieved by After Adoption in the last 12 months were placed with parents whom identified as LGBT.
25th February 2015
LGBT Adoption and Fostering Week 2015: Number of kids adopted by LGBT couples has tripled 1
6:20 PM — Charities are ready to come together for LGBT Adoption and Fostering Week 2015.
19th February 2015
Colombia refuses to equalise adoption laws for same-sex couples 2
1:01 PM — Colombia's Constitutional Court has ruled to keep the current limits on same-sex adoption.
8th February 2015
Slovakia: Referendum to reinforce same-sex marriage ban fails 14
11:26 AM — Slovakia's referendum to ban same-sex marriage and adoption has been declared invalid, as it failed to meet the required turnout.
5th February 2015
Pope backs Slovakia referendum against equal marriage and gay adoption rights 68
5:53 PM — Pope Francis has given his blessing to a referendum that would ban marriage and adoption rights for same-sex couples in Slovakia.
27th January 2015
LGBT people thinking about adoption urged to take part in webcast 1
12:24 PM — The Government Equalities Office is urging prospective adoptive parents from the LGBT community to take part in a live webcast.
UK: Magistrate who objected to gay parents remains suspended 41
11:31 AM — A Kent magistrate who was told he could return to work after completing an equality course, having objected to a gay couple adopting a child, remains suspended.
21st January 2015
Ireland moves forwards with gay adoption plans 1
11:35 AM — The Irish government has promised to enact legislation to allow for same-sex adoption before the referendum on same-sex marriage.
14th January 2015
Austrian court strikes down ban on gay adoption 1
1:47 PM — The Austrian Constitutional Court has lifted a ban on adoption by same-sex couples.
11th January 2015
Portugal: Opposition party to table same-sex adoption bill 5
8:23 PM — Portugal's opposition Socialist party plans to table a bill which would allow same-sex couples to adopt children and access fertility treatment.
3rd December 2014
Greek justice minister: It is ‘dangerous’ to talk about same-sex adoption and marriage 15
10:36 AM — The Greek justice minister has been widely criticised for condemning same-sex marriage, saying it would not be possible in the country because its citizens "respect traditions" and "human nature".
23rd November 2014
Former Bishop of Rochester: Lesbians raising children leads to ‘delinquency’ 70
12:37 PM — A retired Church of England bishop has claimed that lesbians raising children without a father figure will lead to "delinquency".
17th November 2014
Israel: Gay-friendy ID cards introduced for children of same-sex parents 17
12:37 PM — Israel has begun issuing new ID cards to children of same-sex parents - as previous cards only allowed for a 'mother' and a 'father'.
16th November 2014
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy: Same-sex marriage should be scrapped 36
12:26 PM — France's former President Nicolas Sarkozy has called for the country to repeal its same-sex marriage laws.
26th October 2014
US: Daughter of lesbian Houston mayor refused driver’s license because she has two mothers 7
5:23 PM — The daughter of the Mayor of Houston was refused a driver's license by the Texas Department of Public Safety - because she has two mothers.
24th October 2014
US: Utah Supreme Court paves the way for gay couples to adopt 3
9:35 AM — The Supreme Court in the US state of Utah has lifted an order which had been blocking gay and lesbian married couples from adopting their partners' children.
7th October 2014
Watch: Cheerios ad features gay couple and their daughter 5
9:06 AM — A new Cheerios advert in Canada challenges the idea of gay parenting, as it features an interview with a gay couple and their adoptive daughter.
4th October 2014
Poland: Boxing world champ backs same-sex unions and adoption 14
3:03 PM — A former boxing world champion has come out in favour of same-sex civil unions and adoptions in Poland.
1st October 2014
Italy: Survey finds 71% do not approve of gay parenting 5
3:58 PM — A recent survey in Italy has revealed that only 29% favour allowing same-sex couples to have children.
26th September 2014
Ricky Martin comes up with flawless answer when son asks ‘was I in your belly?’ 7
5:49 PM — Ricky Martin has recounted the perfect way he explained surrogacy to his son.