Support Adoption Equality in Victoria

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Support Adoption Equality in Victoria, because love makes a family.

Many people don’t realise that there is still discrimination in Victorian adoption law. Although there are just a tiny number of infant adoptions each year, the ban against adoption by same-sex couples affects many hundreds of other vulnerable children.

Please sign this petition, to show Victorian politicians that our community supports adoption equality.

After a tough start and many foster placements, seven-year-old Thomas[1] is now thriving. He’s happy at home, he’s got good friends, and he’s loving grade 1 at his local school.

There’s just one big problem. Thomas could now be eligible for adoption, because recently his remaining biological parent died. But under current laws, he can’t be adopted by both of his two foster mums, who’ve given him a stable, safe and loving home as his permanent carers for five years.

Victorian laws still only let heterosexual couples adopt, and single people under special circumstances.

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