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A lesbian mom (Nicole) in Georgia had a baby with her partner, and her partner adopted the child, then they split up. Nicole attempted to argue that the adoption never should have been granted, because second-parent adoption isn’t legal for unmarried couples. Of course, marriage equality is not legal in Georgia, so the women couldn't be married.
The GA Voice's Laura Douglas-Brown wisely and boldly states, "as gay people in a state that still doesn’t recognize our full equality, we have to hold ourselves — and each other — to a higher standard. We can’t take legal stands that exploit our lack of rights, and we can’t take legal stands that risk our entire community."
[via The GA Voice]