LGBT adopters speak

What’s it really like for lesbian, gay, bi and trans people in the UK who adopt? Find out from the people themselves, in these short films put together by some our agency members and our partner organisations, who are all keen to welcome LGBT potential parents.

Not a fan of films? You can also read real-life examples too – there’s Laura & Claire from Cornwall, Sandra & Kim and Julie & Liz from Brent, Matt & Andy in Scotland and Liam & Adam from Rhondda.


Here, Damien and Clinton talk about adopting their daughter:



Here, Paul and Graham share their experience of adopting siblings:



In this video Richard and Luis talk about their experience of adoption in Kent:


Mandy shares talks about her and her partner Louise’s experience of adopting siblings in Nottinghamshire:


Rupert and Tor share their experiences of being LGBT and adopting:


Richard & Julian share their story of adopting in Northumberland here:


Marco & Olivier tell their story here:

David & Liet feature in this film, alongside other adopters.


LGBT people also feature in this film of adopters in Southwark: