Portugal legalized marriage equality in 2010 but did so without inclusive adoption provisions.
In May of this year, Portugal’s lawmakers approved legislation to allow second-parent adoptions for same-sex couples.
Lawmakers rejected a provision that would have allowed same-sex couples the ability to adopt without a biological connection to the child, suggesting that further work is needed.
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