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The Adoption and Children Act 2002: a level playing field for same-sex adopters? [2007] CFLQ 60
Date:19 SEP 2011

This article considers the decision to allow same-sex couples to apply for adoption and reports on the views and experiences of social workers involved in the adoption process. This small qualitative study found that from the social worker perspective, the adoption process remains discriminatory and generally problematic for same-sex adopters, with certain issues demonstrating a misalignment between theory and practice.

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