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Child of Lesbian Mothers Has Right to Bulgaria Citizenship

By Human Rights Watch
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Click to expand Image LGBT Rainbow Flag  © 2008 Ludovic Berton (Wikimedia Commons) A child born to Bulgarian and British mothers has been denied Bulgarian citizenship and is now at risk of being stateless. “Baby S” was born in December 2019 in Spain and although the baby’s birth certificate was issued by Spain with both mothers listed as parents, the baby cannot get Spanish citizenship because neither mother is Spanish. Citizenship cannot be acquired from the British mother of “Baby S” who is from Gibraltar, a British Overseas Territory, as she acquired her British citizenship by descent.…


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