Florida’s ban on gay and lesbian adoption was ruled unconstitutional in 2010, making Florida the last state in the U.S. to take this crucial step towards equality. Others have stepped forward to adopt children stuck in foster care who want desperately to have a loving forever home.
Florida has its own laws pertaining to gay and lesbian adoption. Learn more about LGBT adoption laws in Florida.
In 1977, partly due to the anti-gay Save Our Children passed a law specifically prohibiting homosexuals from adopting.
Gay adoption under Florida law used to be 100% illegal. But then in 2010 the Florida Court of Appeals ruled that the law banning gay and.