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Two Moms Get Very Good News In France

Five months after a law was passed to allow equal marriage and adoption rights in France, two lesbian women will be the first same-sex couple to officially adopt children together.

The couple, who are being identified by local media outlets as Caroline and Pascale A., were married back in June, shortly after French President Francois Hollande signed marriage equality into law.

On Thursday the women received approval for one wife’s two biological children, Laure and Lise, to be adopted by the other wife. Both children are reportedly the result of artificial insemination by an unknown donor or donors.

The announcement was celebrated by the Association of Gay and Lesbian Parents and Future Parents, which released a statement saying that from now on, children may hear in school hallways: “Two moms or two dads, it’s possible!”

Congratulations to the two moms and their kids!

Photo credit: Pink News.

By:           Graham Gremore
On:           Oct 19, 2013
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  • 7 Comments
    • Bozen
      Bozen

      Congratulations Caroline and Pascale!

      Oct 19, 2013 at 6:57 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • jimbryant
      jimbryant

      Note toWww the editor of Queerty: there is no such thing as a lesbian woman. It’s like saying ‘green trees’. The gender is inherent in the word ‘lesbian’.

      Oct 19, 2013 at 9:40 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Dakotahgeo
      Dakotahgeo

      Great News! Congratulations and best wishes to the two Mums and their children forever!

      Oct 19, 2013 at 11:09 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • hephaestion
      hephaestion

      Vive la France!

      Oct 20, 2013 at 3:54 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • AngelicaCarter
      AngelicaCarter

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      Oct 21, 2013 at 9:10 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • kvitka
      kvitka

      what about surrogacy motherhood for gays?

      Oct 21, 2013 at 3:05 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • kvitka
      kvitka

      in France

      Oct 21, 2013 at 3:09 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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