A survey commissioned by LGBT Diversity has found that the primary concern for LGBT parents was the potential for interference with the custody rights of a non-biological parent.
The survey of 153 lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender parents found that the vast majority experienced acceptance from family, friends and workmates.
However, nearly half also experienced discrimination and negative attitudes in their parenting roles over the last five years.
Some of the greatest difficulties arose for lesbians in accessing Assisted Human Reproduction services and for all LGBT parents in accessing adoption and fostering services.
But overall, experience with health and education services was more positive than negative.
Full article via LGBT parents worried about legal recognition – RTÉ News.