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Advocating for LGBTQ Student Rights in the Mississippi Delta Education ..... Letter Urging Adoption of Policies Prohibiting Anti-LGBT Harassment and Bullying . ..... Outing: Exposing someone's sexual orientation as being lesbian, gay, bisexual ...


Apr 1, 2016 ... U.S. judge lifts ban on adoption by same-sex couples in Mississippi ... bans gay couples from adopting," the advocacy groups said at the time.


The majority of Mississippi law on adoption is located under Chapter 17 of Title 93 of ... A Mississippi adoption can become extremely complex if paternity rights ...


Mississippi enacted a law in 2000, still standing, that forbids joint adoption by ... ease bias against same-sex families, advocates don't expect it to pass soon. ... " We said we have to find an adoption agency that will not only tolerate us being in  ...


Mississippi will be a hot spot for anti-LGBTQ legislation in 2017. ... legislation, and bolster efforts to win marriage equality for Mississippi's LGBTQ couples.


Aug 19, 2015 ... Florida's 1977 ban on gay adoption had only recently been overturned ... program at the Human Rights Campaign, which advocates for gay rights. ... Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, ... wards until 2012, when the state started allowing gay couples to become ...


Apr 1, 2016 ... Same-Sex Couples Have Right to Adopt in Mississippi ... have waited many ( almost 9 and 16) years to become legal parents to the children they ... which has been advocating for LGBT equality across Mississippi since 2012.


Oct 12, 2010 ... The victory in Florida is a huge win for advocates of children's rights and well- being as well as those working for LGBT equality. ... states that expressly restrict adoption by same-sex couples to three—Michigan, Mississippi, and Nebraska. ... Single gay and lesbian individuals, however, may petition to adopt.


Had it become law, Representative Talton's amendment not only would have prevented ... It is essential, therefore, that child advocates come together to resist ... Mississippi prohibits adoption by same-sex couples, and Oklahoma purports to  ...


Mar 31, 2016 ... Same-sex couples are now welcome to adopt in Mississippi, ... many (almost 9 and 16) years to become legal parents to the children they have ...