Entry #214: Same-sex adoption in Turkey

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RegionTurkey
IssueSame-sex adoption
StatusSingle only
Start Datepast
End Datenow
DescriptionLGBT Turks are deemed unfit to be parents however, it is unclear if there is legislation to support this. It is also unclear when this policy began. However, same-sex adoptions are not permitted in Turkey; Turkish authorities have attempted to reclaim Turkish children adopted into foreign countries by same-sex couples.
Sourceshttp://dot429.com/articles/1468-turkish-government-wants-to-take-back-children-adopted-by-foreign-christian-lgbt-couples Moderator note: second (and originally the only) source has been found broken while addressing a flag. If better source is found, please report! http://southfloridagaynews.com/articles/turkey-looking-to-repatriate-children-adopted-by-christian-lgbt-couples


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Revision by Antinousosiris

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NoteLGBT Turks are deemed unfit to be parents however, it is unclear if there is legislation to support this. It is also unclear when this policy began. However, same-sex adoptions are not permitted in Turkey; additionally, Turkish authorities have attempted to reclaim Turkish children adopted into foreign countries by same-sex couples.LGBT Turks are deemed unfit to be parents however, it is unclear if there is legislation to support this. It is also unclear when this policy began. However, same-sex adoptions are not permitted in Turkey; Turkish authorities have attempted to reclaim Turkish children adopted into foreign countries by same-sex couples.

Revision by imullin01

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Sourceshttp://dot429.com/articles/1468-turkish-government-wants-to-take-back-children-adopted-by-foreign-christian-lgbt-couples <http://dot429.com/articles/1468-turkish-government-wants-to-take-back-children-adopted-by-foreign-christian-lgbt-couples Moderator note: second (and originally the only) source has been found broken while addressing a flag. If better source is found, please report! http://southfloridagaynews.com/articles/turkey-looking-to-repatriate-children-adopted-by-christian-lgbt-couples
Reports (1)
  • Sources are invalid or broken

Revision by imullin01

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NoteLGBT Turks are deemed unfit to be parents however, it is unclear if there is legislation to support this. It is also unclear when this policy began.LGBT Turks are deemed unfit to be parents however, it is unclear if there is legislation to support this. It is also unclear when this policy began. However, same-sex adoptions are not permitted in Turkey; additionally, Turkish authorities have attempted to reclaim Turkish children adopted into foreign countries by same-sex couples.
Sourceshttp://southfloridagaynews.com/articles/turkey-looking-to-repatriate-children-adopted-by-christian-lgbt-coupleshttp://dot429.com/articles/1468-turkish-government-wants-to-take-back-children-adopted-by-foreign-christian-lgbt-couples <
Reports (1)
  • Date is incorrect "No gay couples are allowed to adopt or look after children for a period of time. "

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