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UK: Gay Couples Adopt Children Just Like All the Others

(Blogmensgo, gay blog of November 23, 2017) The number of adoption cases for gay and lesbian couples increased from 510 in 2013/2014 to 586 in 2016/2017, representing about one seventh of all adoptions. In the same period, the number of adoptions by heterosexual couples decreased by 27.5%. Nevertheless, the situation for same-sex couples is not…
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Convicted Gays in Scotland: Pardon and Apologies

(Blogmensgo, gay blog of November 7, 2017) Today (November 7, 2017), the Scottish government has introduced legislation to pardon gays convicted in the past. Scottish Prime Minister Nicola Sturgeon formally apologized in the name of the Scottish government to all the gay and bisexual men convicted in the past for homosexual acts. As opposed to…
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