Lesbian Couple Challenges Joint Adoption Ban in Constitutional Court Rechtskomitee LAMBDA (RKL): „Ban violates best interests of the child
11.06.2014 | Austria
As part of the current litigation offensive by Rechtskomitee LAMBDA (RKL), Austria´s LGBT-rights organisation, a lesbian couple from the state of Upper Austria applied to the Constitutional Court to strike down Austria´s ban on joint adoption by same-sex couples.
Lesbian Couple excluded from Child Fostering
09.05.2014 | Austria
Rechtskomitee LAMBDA (RKL): „We take this scandalous case to Strasbourg“
The Austrian Administrative Supreme Court has confirmed the ban on child fostering for same-sex couples in the state of Lower Austria. The couple which had been refused to be adopted on the list of potential foster parents would have no right at all to challenge this exclusion from the list. Rechtskomitee LAMBDA (RKL), Austria´s LGBT-rights-association, is outraged that the two women even are refused the right to challenge their discrimination