Sunday, January 13, 2008

How to Become an Advocate for Gay Adoption in Nebraska


Do you believe that everyone, including gays and lesbians, should have a right to adopt a child and that this is a worthy cause to support? If you wish to become an advocate for gay adoption in the state of Nebraska, follow the steps given below.


Difficulty: Moderate



Step One

Inquire about gay adoption laws in Nebraska.

Step Two

Go online and search the Web for information on legal matters pertaining to gay adoption in the state of Nebraska.

Step Three

Visit government Web sites. Read legal books and talk to attorneys to learn more about laws in this state. Check out the Resources section below for useful links.

Step Four

Study the laws carefully regarding this issue. The adoption law for GLBT singles and couples in the State of Nebraska are not clearly defined. But the state prohibits an individual from adopting his or her same-sex partner’s child.

Step Five

Seek cooperation from various national organizations that support gay adoption. See the Resources section below for useful links.

Step Six

Join several like-minded individuals who want to work for gay adoption. Form a non-profit organization. Arrange meetings, seminars and community forums.

Step Seven

Take political action on issues important to Nebraska’s LGBT community such as gay adoption. Learn more by visiting some of the Web sites given in the Resources section.

Step Eight

Conduct meetings, seminars and public debates to promote the issue. Encourage more and more people to join the movement for gay adoption

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