University of Cambridge. On 17 Maythe Portuguese parliament approved a bill in first reading allowing "co-adoption" of the biological or adopted child of the same-sex spouse or partner, where that spouse or partner is the only legally recognized parent of the child e. The American Psychological Association has supported adoption by same-sex couples, citing social prejudice as harming the psychological health of lesbians and gays while noting there is no evidence that their parenting causes harm. A joint adoption by two men is not allowed under Singapore law. Therefore, a single gay person or same-sex couples may adopt. Retrieved 12 June
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Joint adoption by same-sex couples is legal in the following subnational jurisdictions or dependent territories:. Therefore, LGBT couples wishing to form a family and adopt children will be legally protected and can't be limited by any governmental entity. BBC News. Noting that the "prevailing social norm" is still that of a man and woman marrying, and having and bringing up children in a stable family unit, he said his ministry did not support the gay couple's appeal to adopt the child, as "this would have been contrary to public policy".
The sperm donor and father, a year old pathologist had chosen to enable the birth of the child through in-vitro and surrogate procedures in the United States.