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Culture > Sexuality > Homosexuality > Same-sex couple may jointly petition to adopt a child: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Same-sex couple may jointly petition.

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COUNTRY DESCRIPTION
Argentina Yes
Austria No
Belgium Yes
Belize No (Gay sex illegal)
Bolivia No
Brazil Yes
Chile No
Colombia No
Costa Rica No
Cuba No
Czech Republic No
Denmark Yes
Dominican Republic No
Ecuador No (constitutional ban)
El Salvador No
Estonia No
Finland No
France Yes
French Guiana Yes
Germany No (but the child adopted by one partner can later be adopted by the other as well)
Guatemala No
Guyana No (Gay sex illegal)
Honduras No (constitutional ban)
Iceland Yes
Ireland No
Italy No
Latvia No
Lithuania No
Mexico Yes (only Mexico City and Coahuila)
Netherlands Yes
Nicaragua No
Norway Yes
Paraguay No
Peru No
Poland No
Portugal No
Puerto Rico No
Slovakia No
Slovenia No
Spain Yes
Sweden Yes
Switzerland No
United Kingdom Yes
Uruguay Yes
Venezuela No

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"All countries compared for Culture > Sexuality > Homosexuality > Same-sex couple may jointly petition to adopt a child", Wikipedia: LGBT adoption (European laws on adoption by same-sex couples). Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Culture/Sexuality/Homosexuality/Same--sex-couple-may-jointly-petition-to-adopt-a-child

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