All Australian jurisdictions have passed legislation that allows men charged or convicted under historical anti-homosexuality laws to apply for expungement, which clears the charge or conviction from their criminal record, and in South Australia, men can apply to have their convictions spent, but not expunged.
Did the amendments downgrade non-parents? Federal law. The ALP, gay rights and same-sex marriage". National Council on Family Relations.
This article investigates the physical, mental, and social well-being of adolescents living in same-sex parented families. Although studies of gay fathers and their children have been conducted Patterson,less is known about children of gay fathers than about children of lesbian mothers. Some women become surrogates for money, others for humanitarian reasons or both.
Archived from the original on 7 October The issue of same-sex marriage frequently sparked emotional and political clashes between supporters and opponents. It draws on interviews with a small sample of women.
The Age. See also J Millbank. The Guardian. Aranda" PDF. Brisbane Times. ACT Legislation Register. Female same-sex partners of mothers are usually considered the automatic co-parent of the child ren born as a result of assisted reproduction.
Retrieved 9 May A person who had a same-sex de facto partner was treated as a single person. Touching upon another area, Dr Pickering addressed the argument that time with children was not about quantity but about quality. This article discusses a reason case before the Victorian County Court on adoption by a same-sex couple.