Final Project: Gay Adoption

Gay adoption is still not accepted, and it is even widely condemned in México. Adoption is a way for couples who are unable to procreate to have children, and it is also a way to givechildren that don’t have parents a home and a family. Gay couples are unable to have children. But what happens when a gay couple (that is not married just because it is not yet permitted by the law) wants to be parents of anorphan? Should they be denied the chance to parenthood just because of their sexual preferences? Should a kid, who would otherwise probably grow up in a foster-care home, be denied the opportunity to grow up in a real,loving family? Isn’t allowing gay couples to adopt going to bring the most happiness to all parties involved?

Prejudice against homosexuals is very common in Mexico nowadays but it is a violation to the Human Rights: it isdiscrimination. Even though, according to a research conducted by De la Riva Group, eleven percent of the Mexican population is gay or lesbian (Batres, 1-8), some seem unable to accept the idea of people loving romanticallythose of their same sex, so they find it simply unacceptable and outrageous that a homosexual couple should be given permission to have a kid as if they were a heterosexual couple. This is why adoption by gay couples isnot allowed in Mexico yet (Peralta, 1). The reality is that there are not any real differences between a straight and a gay couple. They are two people bounded together by the love they share for each other. When a couplemakes a decision to form a family, it is, in essence, the same for both hetero and homosexual couples. But if there’s a heterosexual couple that cannot have children because of infertility, they chose to adopt. Gay couplesshould be able to do the same. They are two people who, like the heterosexual couple, really want a baby but cannot have one on their own, so they decide to give an orphan baby a chance to have a family. An [continua]

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