A recent scientific development could lead to new infertility treatments and bring same-sex couples one step closer to conceiving a child with both their DNA. Azim Surani , a prominent scientist at the University of Cambridge, said he and his colleagues made a major discovery in mimicking the way the body creates sperm from stem cells. During a conference in London last month, he discussed the results of his not-yet-published study. The process is necessary to prevent DNA mutations from being passed to offspring. Albertini noted scientists in China and Japan created artificial sperm and eggs from stem and skin cells that produced healthy mice pups.
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By Oscar Lopez. The cases reflect a growing tension in the United States between civil rights advocates opposing discrimination and religious groups seeking the right to operate according to their spiritual beliefs. A spokeswoman for the Department of Health and Human Services, which funded the refugee foster care program through a grant to the U. Conference of Catholic Bishops, said the Department did not comment on pending litigation.
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Joint adoption by same-sex couples is legal in twenty-seven countries as well as several subnational jurisdictions and dependent territories. Furthermore, some form of step-child adoption is legal for same-sex couples in five countries. Given that constitutions and statutes usually do not address the adoption rights of LGBT persons, judicial decisions often determine whether they can serve as parents either individually or as couples. However, scientific research consistently shows that gay and lesbian parents are as fit and capable as heterosexual parents, and their children are as psychologically healthy and well-adjusted as those reared by heterosexual parents. The existing body of research on outcomes for children with LGBT parents includes limited studies that consider the specific case of adoption.
Learn More. While joint LGBT adoption is now legal in the United States , some same-sex couples are drawn to an international gay adoption instead. Over the past decade, many foreign countries have started restricting international adoptions for all couples. One of the best ways to do so is by talking with an international adoption professional. How does an LGBT international adoption work?
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