More single men are now seeking to adopt children but, although male role acknowledged, however, especially in the case of gay men.
LGBT adoption is the adoption of children by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT+) people. This may be in the form of a joint adoption by a same-sex couple, adoption by one partner of a same-sex couple of the other's biological child (step-child adoption), or adoption by a single LGBT+ person.
Prior to several rulings by the Supreme Court of the United States, adoption laws varied widely .. Single gay men and lesbians were still allowed to adopt in Arkansas. The law was overturned on April 16, by state judge Chris Piazza.