Desperate shortage

Editor - There is a shortage of adopters and foster carers.

Many people still believe being gay or lesbian is a barrier to adopting or fostering, but this is just a myth. Through our work, the British Association for Adoption & Fostering (BAAF) has met many amazing parents from the LGBT community.

We support LGBT Adoption and Fostering Week. To find your nearest information event, visit

David Holmes, Chief Exec BAAF