Your opinion on adoption by same-sex couples isn't supported by social science.
Should infertile heterosexual couples be permitted to marry and adopt children? Their relationships are also "destined to be sterile."
"Nobody actually uses it"? Listing
Re: iOS and other proprietary platforms, you could use a WebDAV client. The mod_waklog Apache module allows HTTPS users to authenticate via Kerberos, which means that WebDAV access works with OpenAFS.
A bug in the hand is better than one as yet undetected.