Culture > Sexuality > Homosexuality > LGBT individual may petition to adopt a child: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: LGBT individual may petition to adopt.

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Argentina Yes
Austria Yes
Belgium Yes
Belize No (Gay sex illegal)
Bolivia No
Brazil Yes
Chile No
Colombia Yes
Costa Rica Yes
Cuba No
Czech Republic Yes
Denmark Yes
Dominican Republic No
Ecuador No (constitutional ban)
El Salvador No
Estonia Yes
Finland Yes
France Yes
French Guiana Yes
Germany Yes
Guatemala No
Guyana No (Gay sex illegal)
Honduras No (constitutional ban)
Iceland Yes
Ireland Yes
Italy No
Latvia Yes
Lithuania No (only in exceptional circumstances)
Mexico Yes
Netherlands Yes
Nicaragua No
Norway Yes
Paraguay No
Peru No
Poland Yes
Portugal Yes
Puerto Rico Yes
Slovakia Yes
Slovenia Yes
Spain Yes
Sweden Yes
Switzerland Yes
United Kingdom Yes
Uruguay Yes
Venezuela No


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