Trinidad and Tobago: ‘Adoption law must deal with same-sex, disabled issues’

Persons who are disabled, gay and who choose to have a child through surrogacy should be included in the laws with respect to adoption. These were the views expressed by Independent and Opposition senators at the Senate sitting as they debated The Adoption of Children (Amendment) Bill, 2014. 

Opposition Senator Shamfa Cudjoe said that we live in modern times where same-sex couples are treated equally in other countries with respect to adoption and the legislation should also reflect this.  Read More