Angel Adoption is a place where birthmothers and adoptive parents have the freedom to make private and personal arrangements for the care of their children. In that spirit, we are proud to fully support gay and lesbian adoption! Here are the answers to a few common questions about the gay and lesbian adoption process. Gay and lesbian adoption is the adoption of children by gay or lesbian people. In our experience, most birthmothers are open to exploring all family types when selecting the adoptive family for their babies.
Whether you are hoping to add to your family or are considering adoption for your baby, this guide will tell you everything you need to know about adoption in Hawaii. Below, find Hawaii adoption and foster care information, local agencies and information about how to adopt in Honolulu, Oahu, Maui and beyond. State laws regulate processes and qualifications for adoptive parents.
Same-sex sexual activity has been legal since ; Hawaii being one of the first six states to legalize it. In , a ruling by the Hawaiian Supreme Court made Hawaii the first state to consider legalizing same-sex marriage. Additionally, Hawaii law prohibits discrimination on the basis of both sexual orientation and gender identity, and the use of conversion therapy on minors has been banned since July Gay and lesbian couples enjoy the same rights, benefits and treatment as opposite-sex couples, including the right to marry and adopt.