So that he can adopt the children, Gill is being represented by the ACLU in a challenge to the constitutionality of Florida’s law that automatically bans adoption by gay people.
STATUS: On November 25, 2008, a juvenile court judge granted the adoption.The attorney general's office immediately filed its notice of appeal.
The case is pending before the Third District Court of Appeals, which will hear oral argument on August 26, 2009.
|Podcast: Martin Gill talks about how the two foster children he is raising with his partner are harmed by Florida's law barring lesbian and gay men from adoption.|
|YouTube: Learn more about the family at the center of this case.|