Jun 19, 2012 · Impact of Same-Sex Parenting on Children: Evaluating the Research. Examples of the methodological problems are discussed below, as well as a profile of the recently released New Family Structures Study, which has raised the bar on quality of research in this area. Given the magnitude of the policy issues under debate, much more study is needed. May 22, 2017 · The main critique appears to be the inability to distinguish the effects of same-sex parenting and relationship breakdown. 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.
Jul 25, 2015 · Effects of same-sex parents on children’s adult outcomes: Reviewing a controversial study. When it was released, the U.T. Austin study received significant support and criticism, even as its methods and conclusions were drawn into question by a large number of sociological researchers. Apr 15, 2016 · Same-sex parents on TV – 'Modern Family': Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Eric Stonestreet as co-dads Mitchell Pritchett and Cameron Tucker, with their niece Haley, played by Sarah Hyland.Author: Nadia Kounang, CNN.
Facing the effects of same-sex parenting. It's not something men can just read up on in a book; it can be a delicate, personal matter, closely connected to a young woman's sense of self-identity, and it's reasonable to conclude that there are real advantages to the empathy shared between a mother and her daughter. Jun 25, 2013 · Children who have same sex couples as parents were either conceived in opposite sex marriages or relationships, an alternative insemination, a surrogate, foster parenting, or adoption. The myth of poor mental health by children of same sex parents has been debunked by an Australian study conducted at the University of Melborne and published in the journal BMC Public Health.
In fact, one comprehensive study of children raised by lesbian mothers or gay fathers concluded that children raised by same-sex parents did not differ from other children in terms of emotional functioning, sexual orientation, stigmatization, gender role behavior, behavioral adjustment, gender identity, learning and grade point averages. Jul 07, 2016 · By 28, the children from the study raised by same-sex parents were "2.25 times more likely to experience depression than is the general population," found Sullins. The difference was similar when it came to obesity, with 37 percent of adults raised in opposite-sex homes reporting being obese, compared to 71.9 percent from same-sex homes.Author: James Barrett.