Unless otherwise noted, all references to whites, blacks and others are to the non-Hispanic components of those populations. Also, they did not differ on most measures of emotions, behaviour and relationships—although there was some indication of more frequent psychiatric problems in the single-parent group. A new Pew Research Center analysis shows that among the general public, knowing someone who is gay or lesbian is linked with greater acceptance of homosexuality and support for same-sex marriage. The purpose of this chapter is to review research literature concerning children of gay and lesbian parents. The results show that children of same-sex couples are as likely to make normal progress through school as the children of most other family structures. Overall, the findings indicate that adolescents from intact two-mother lesbian families are comparable to those in a matched comparison group with intact mother—father families. Sexy Newbie Looking For Fun!!
Looking to read or buy some of the best examples of the queer coming out YA genre? Perspectives of adults with lesbian, gay, and bisexual parents. Lesbian mothers, gay fathers, and their children: Twenty-five children of lesbian mothers and a control group of 21 children of heterosexual single mothers were first seen at age 9. Visit Source Website Adams, J. Results revealed no significant differences between the 2 groups of children, who also compared favorably with the standardization samples for the instruments used. This study was rebuked in a letter signed by social scientists claiming flawed methodologies, and the publishing journal performed an audit that sharply criticized the peer-review process in accepting the study for publication.
She feels a lot of responsibility for her family, even juggling multiple jobs to help out with finances, and struggles to balance their needs with her own. The aim of the study was to investigate family functioning and the psychological development of children raised in fatherless families from their first year of life. Need some more support? Gays and lesbians are also more likely than bisexuals to say their sexual orientation is a positive factor in their lives, though across all three subgroups, many say it is neither positive nor negative. Yet most research in psychology concludes that there are no differences in developmental outcomes between children raised by lesbigay parents and those raised by heterosexual parents.
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