Brownin which Judge Vaughn Walker found that the available studies on stepchildren, which opponents of same-sex marriage cited to support their position that it is best for a child to be raised by its biological mother and father, do not isolate "the genetic relationship between a parent and a child as a variable to be tested" and only compare "children raised by married, biological parents with children raised by single parents, unmarried mothers, step families and cohabiting parents," and thus "compare various family structures and do not emphasize biology.
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Patterson for the American Psychological Association found that the available data did not suggest higher rates of homosexuality among the children of lesbian or gay parents. In a affidavit filed in the case Gill v. I've got a 1 year old and 4 year old who are looking to make friends!
Retrieved November 2, According to a review of 21 studies by Stacey and Biblarz published in American Sociological Review : "[R]esearchers lack reliable data on the number and location of lesbigay parents with children in the general population, there are no studies of child development based on random, representative samples of such families.
I realized with both pride and some nervous fear that the shoe-store staff and other customers now knew without a doubt that we were two lesbian moms.
Henderson E. Currently scientists conduct research on alternative types of human parenthood which can aid same-sex couples to have children. WElcome to. In more recent studies, [ when? Now, so many students are out, bringing a youthful queer culture right into their schools. In Junethe results of a year ongoing longitudinal study by Nanette Gartrell of the University of California and Henny Bos of the University of Amsterdam were released.
Analysis of extensive social science literature into the question of children's psychological outcomes of being raised by same-sex parents by the Australian Institute of Family Studies in concluded that "there is now strong evidence that same-sex parented families constitute supportive environments in which to raise children" and that with regard to lesbian parenting " Log In Create Free Account.
This is the time of year when many people gather with friends and family. Davis, Annie October 22, Second-parent adoption allowed 1.