Renarde on September 23, at 3: Network of gay and lesbian adoptive parents b. While "once gay and lesbian parents attain parenthood status[…] they almost never lose it" this is not the case for trans parents, as seen with the cases of Suzanne Daly and Martha Boydtwo trans women who both had their parental rights, with regard to biological children, terminated on the basis of their diagnosis of gender identity disorder and their trans status. Since same-sex unions are much more unstable than opposite-sex ones, and since same-sex parenting must, by definition, mean the break-up of a natural family, the two factors are inextricably interwoven. Zato, gospodine, katekizam u ruke! He argues such positions are flawed because they are informed by ideologies that either oppose or support such families.
National sample of LGBT parents b.
Study the Studies- What We Know About Same-Sex Parenting
Parenting and child development in adoptive families: Views Read Edit View history. These issues are recognized by authors, and they at times speak to the range of effect sizes that are detectable with their approach. In other words, researchers would sometimes recruit subjects via posts on an LGBT-friendly site, state that they were doing a study on gay parenting, and then hand select participants. Being raised by a single father does not appear to inherently disadvantage children's psychological wellbeing more than being raised by a single mother. The higher risk of emotional problems for children in same-sex parent families has little or nothing to do with the quality of parenting, care, or other relational characteristics of those families.
Censusfor example, 33 percent of female same-sex couple households and 22 percent of male same-sex couple households reported at least one child under the age of 18 living in the home. Children of gay and lesbian parents usually report that gender roles are not an obstacle for them. Farr and Patterson Open in a separate window. Lesbiangaybisexualand transgender LGBT topics. Willi on December 27, at 3: Part of a series on.