Court Orders Florida to Recognize Gay Adoptions From Other States
Miami-Dade Judge Cindy Lederman's ruling that overturned the gay adoption ban in Florida is still working its way through the court system, but yesterday another Florida judge handed down another ruling in favor of gay adoptive parents.
Kimberly Ryan and Lara Embry were a happy lesbian couple living in Seattle. They each got knocked up, and adopted the other's biological child under Washington law. Then they moved to Sarasota, Florida, and nothing good ever comes out of moving to Sarasota, Florida. The couple broke up, though they rotated custody of both children for two years. Then, somewhere along the way, Ryan became a Christian of the born again variety, got engaged to a man, and decided it would be no good for her daughter to see a woman she knew as a parent. Embry suited.
Get the ICYMI: Today's Top Stories Newsletter Our daily newsletter delivers quick clicks to keep you in the know
Catch up on the day's news and stay informed with our daily digest of the most popular news, music, food and arts stories in Miami, delivered to your inbox Monday through Friday.