Document Type

Essay

Publication Date

2016

Abstract

This paper discusses the rights of LGBT individuals to adopt children, in light of the recent legalization of same-sex marriage, as well as the basic rights of children to a stable home, and basic social and economic justice for adults and children.

Award Name

2016 Douglas A. Feldman LGBT Paper Award

Paper Title

The LGBT Population and the Fight for Adoption Rights

Comments

The Douglas A. Feldman LGBT Paper Award was created to award undergraduate students who write an academic research paper, either original research or a review of literature, focusing on the social and cultural experiences of LBGT individuals.

This paper was the runner-up in the award category.

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