Record-breaking 1 in 7 same-sex couples adopting kids, new figures reveal

New figures reveal a record-breaking one in seven couples adopting kids in England and Wales are same-sex, but heterosexual couples are adopting less

There are a record number of same-sex couples adopting kids in England and Wales, according to new figures.

The figures reveal one in seven couples approved by social workers to adopt kids are in same-sex relationships.

In the study conducted by Wilsons, a private law firm that analyzed the figures, the number of gay couples applying for adoption increased from 510 in 2013-2014 to 586 last year. This is an increase of 13 per cent.

Find out more: Record-breaking 1 in 7 same-sex couples adopting kids, new figures reveal (Gay Star News)

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