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Theresa May - why I now back gay adoption

Theresa May

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Home Secretary Theresa May explains why she has changed her mind on the issue of allowing gay couples to adopt children.

In opposition she had voted against such legislation and had been absent from four votes on rights for transsexuals.

Watch the full debate at the Question Time website.

Or go directly to the part of the programme where the panel discussed equality.

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