Entry #7640: Same-sex adoption in North Carolina

Current Version

RegionNorth Carolina
IssueSame-sex adoption
StatusLegal
Start DateJun 26, 2017
End Datenow
DescriptionUnder federal law since 2015. Single adoption, joint adoption by married couples and second parent adoption by married couples are legal. Two unmarried individuals cannot adopt jointly. North Carolina does not explicitly protect LGBT individuals from discrimination.
Sourceshttp://www.lgbtmap.org/equality_maps/profile_state/NC https://www.familyequality.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/34-North-Carolina-Snapshot.pdf


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Revision by Notdog1996

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NoteUnder federal law since 2015.Under federal law since 2015. Single adoption, joint adoption by married couples and second parent adoption by married couples are legal. Two unmarried individuals cannot adopt jointly. North Carolina does not explicitly protect LGBT individuals from discrimination.
Sourceshttp://www.lgbtmap.org/equality_maps/profile_state/NChttp://www.lgbtmap.org/equality_maps/profile_state/NC https://www.familyequality.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/34-North-Carolina-Snapshot.pdf

Revision by Ausyk

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ValueMarried couples onlyLegal
NoteUnder state law only. Changes pending.Under federal law since 2015.

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End Date2018-08-022018-09-02
NoteUnder state law only.Under state law only. Changes pending.

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NoteUnder state law only. only under state adoption law. Legal in certain cities. Legalization pending.Under state law only.

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End Date2018-07-262018-08-02
NoteUnder state law only. only under state adoption law. Legal in certain cities.Under state law only. only under state adoption law. Legal in certain cities. Legalization pending.

Revision by Ausyk

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End Date2018-07-182018-07-26
NoteFull state legalization pending. only under state adoption law. Legal in certain cities.Under state law only. only under state adoption law. Legal in certain cities.

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End Date2018-07-122018-07-18
NoteFull state legalization pending. only under state adoption law. Full state legalization pending. only under state adoption law. Legal in certain cities.

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End Date2018-07-072018-07-12

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End Date2018-07-012018-07-07

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End Date2018-06-062018-07-01
NoteFull state legalization pending.Full state legalization pending. only under state adoption law.

Revision by Ausyk

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End Date2018-05-312018-06-06

Ausyk created this entry.