U.K. adoption outreach encourages lesbian and gay parenting

The UK is launching a nationwide campaign aimed to help several thousand children who need adopted.

The campaign coincides with the launch of National Adoption Week – organized by the British Association for Adoption and Fostering.

Families are needed for up to 4,000 children throughout the nation waiting for loving and permanent homes.

The county of Gloucestershire is reaching out to its lesbian and gay community members. Gloucestershire County Council says it wants to hear from married and unmarried couples, single people, lesbian and gay couples and individuals.