Utah prohibits unmarried couples from fostering. No relationship between parents' sexual orientation and children's well-being. Scientific research indicates that the children of same-sex couples fare just as well or even better than the children of opposite-sex couples. Also, adoption provides orphans the filial relationships that God intended for all mankind to have. States where same-sex couples and LGBT community members can adopt.
Joint adoption legal. The Florida Department of Health refuses to issue a birth certificate recognizing both partners in a same-sex relationship. Gender identity and expression are independent of sexual orientation, and transgender people may identify as heterosexual, lesbian, gay or bisexual.