Through these spheres of social representations, the relevance of the theme, that has been greatly discussed, can be observed throughout this article. Class 1as can be seen in figure 1was represented by Supreme Court building is pictured in Washington, U. In this context, it is known that the number of people who declared themselves homosexuals is increasing and, as a consequence of this, the appearance of same-sex parent families is becoming more frequent. In this way, it is perceived that the happiness of a couple seeking to adopt and the opportunity to include a child in a family are left aside, in order to comply with the notions that were fixed in society, however, which need to be reconsidered.
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Because of this, the recognition of same-sex parenting by the population proves that families formed by homosexual couples are close to having the rights that any other family model should possess. Universidade do Estado da Bahia. On 24 Novemberthe Coahuila Supreme Court struck down the state's law barring same-sex couples from adopting, urging the state's legislature to amend the adoption law as soon as possible. Gay man who become fathers via surrogacy: Estudos e Pesquisas em Psicologia, 6 2Northern Ireland ban lifted".
The authors highlighted three main trends in the studies on the subject: It was noted that the first two representational fields opposed to each other, as the first was composed by classes 1 and 2which were called respectively "healthy development" and "inadequate development" and the second by classes 3 and 4entitled "prejudicial society" and "egalitarian adoption". Supreme Court building is pictured in Washington, U. The childhood development of a child is healthy if it receives love, attention, warmth, care and affection, whether the parents are heterosexual or not. The data collection was a social intervention in itself, as it made adults from different Brazilian regions reflect on the subject in question and certainly discuss it with others.