Reports

Victorian Law Reform Commission Assisted Reproductive Treatment & Adoption Final Report, June 2007 – Chapter 10 Adoption.

Guidelines for Recruiting and supporting Gay and Lesbian Carers (2009): Monograph 22 published by the Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare. (Victoria).

NSW Gay & Lesbian Rights Lobby 2010, Judging on merit -the need for same sex adoption reform, –

The Convention on the Rights of the Child :The Rights and Best Interests of Children Conceived Through Assisted Reproduction. John Tobin, Law School, University of Melbourne: Victorian Law Reform Commission (2005). Also visit the Victorian Law Reform website.

Same Sex – Same Entitlements Report of the Australian Human Rights Commission 2007 – See Chapter 5: Recognising children of same-sex couples

Research

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) parented families: A literature review – Short, Elizabeth; Riggs, Damien; Perlesz, Amaryll; Brown, Rhonda; Kane, Graeme, Melbourne, Vic. : Australian Psychological Society, 2007.

“Parenting and Child Development in Adoptive Families: Does Parental Sexual Orientation Matter?”
APPLIED DEVELOPMENTAL SCIENCE, 2010.

New Family Social (UK) – Extensive links to literature and research pertaining to LGBT people and adoption

Australia Psychological Society – Gay & Lesbian Issues in Psychology http://www.groups.psychology.org.au/glip/glip_review/ See Vol.3 No.1 2007 and to be released August 2010.

Information on access around the world http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LGBT_adoption

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