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HOMOSEXUAL COUPLES AND CHILD ADOPTION The society has for so long been against same-sex marriages, but currently, this stereotype is slowly vanishing, and such couples are now even allowed to adopt children. There is nothing wrong with homosexual couples adopting children. Community homophobia is what has contributed to the wrong perception of the adoption of children in same sex marriages (Tasker & Negra, 2007). In the US for instance, all the marriages whether of the opposite sex or the same sex couples are treated the same way as far as the adoption of children is a concern. Homosexual partners have the same rights as the heterosexual partners. With this in mind; they should be given the right to adopt as their counterparts do easily. There are many prejudices leveled against homosexual individuals, and this negative perception has gone a long way to affect their child adoption (Kranz & Cusick, 2005). In fact, these individuals are functioning and responsible members of society and just like their counterparts, they should adopt children at ease. Being a homosexual does not mean that one is
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