Gay adoption

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Homosexuality is becoming more and more accepted and integrated into today’s society, however, when it comes to homosexuals establishing families, a problem is posed.
There are many arguments to this controversial question: Should Gays and Lesbians be allowed to adopt children? That question has many people in our society shaken by the realization of gay and Lesbian parenthood. People have many concerns of the children's outside and home environment whether they would be raised right with good emotional foudations. The main issue really is, what is in the best interest of the child?

There are many reasons why many people lobby against gay and lesbian adoption.
At first, the traditional nuclear family is still an ideal that we should keep. Stability is the key to raising an emotionally and mentally healthy child; unmarried and homosexual partners simply can’t provide the stability that married heterosexual couples can give. ”Children need a role model, both male and female. Every child has the right to both a mother and a father". Homosexual activists put their personal desires above the rights of these children to have a chance at a normal family life with a father and mother.

Moreover many people do not want homosexual couples to adopt because homophobic language and behaviour is still common. People fear that these children might be persecuted or rejected by society. They also fear that they will be considered as outcasts because they have two mother or two fathers. Along the same lines, the world is built for opposite sex couples. It is seen in movies, magazines, advertisements. All kinds of papers including birth certificates and other legal documents have lines for "mother" and "father". Children of same sex couples will have to always explain their situation and be bothered because of it.

Another argument against gay adoption is that homosexual relationships are often unstable and that that most homosexuals are promiscuous. Obviously we can’t

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