The Secret Ingredient

The Secret Ingredient

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Growing up, and even into my 20s, I supported and advocated for gay marriage. Although, it may be hard to explain to your child why it is important for you to say no to something’s, it will be better for them in the long run. High educational attainment, high income levels, and older parental age are common demographic characteristics of adoptive parents, particularly those who complete infant adoptions (e.g., Berry, Barth, & Needell, 1996; Brodzinsky & Huffman, 1988; Brodzinsky & Pinderhughes, 2002).
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Different Daughters: A Book by Mothers of Lesbians

Different Daughters: A Book by Mothers of Lesbians

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Knight in "Gay 'Marriage': Hawaii's Assault on Matrimony," Family Policy, February 1996, p. 5. We should be respected the same way as others.” What a wonderful piece about Evan and creating a rainbow family. This chapter focuses on whether federal law currently protects the best interests of a child being raised by lesbian or gay parents. Orlando, FL: Harcourt Brace College Publishers. That might be a plausible position, but it was not the position taken by most scholars between 1990 and 2005.
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Grief

Grief

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Being able to discuss with your co-parent what you expect from the start, can prevent a lot of problems occurring further down the line. Will I tell my boss or the people I work with? But children are not guinea pigs to be used in social experiments in redefining the institution of marriage. The Directory is designed to assist LGBT people in upstate New York in finding health and human service providers that will help them build and strengthen their families.
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Let's Get This Straight: The Ultimate Handbook for Youth

Let's Get This Straight: The Ultimate Handbook for Youth

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IN THE MEDIA Links to Families Like Mine appearing in print and on the radio, including NPR's Talk of the Nation and letters to the editor at Newsweek. This exercise gives young people an opportunity to actively participate in an activity which involves writing down names of famous people. Research to date has focused on lesbian parents and has been limited by small sample sizes. Issues of gay parent custody and gay adoption have continued to spark debates over whether the sexual orientation of parents affects the ethical, mental, emotional, and cognitive development of children and adolescents.
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123 A Family Counting Book

123 A Family Counting Book

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National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, "Anti-Gay/Lesbian Victimization", New York, 1984. Michael et al. report that 90 percent of wives and 75 percent of husbands claim never to have had extramarital sex.36 In The Social Organization of Sexuality: Sexual Practices in the United States, E. This chapter gives an overview of the legal presumptions and legislative definitions and considers whether children in same-sex families can enjoy the same financial environment as children in opposite-sex families.
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Young Mothers? (Family Life Series)

Young Mothers? (Family Life Series)

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Implications for policy, practice, education and further research are discussed. The following selection of NFSS outcomes can be found animated, graphed, and numerically compared at: www.familystructurestudies.com. Surrogacy is where another woman has a baby for a couple who can't have a child themselves. Further, home-school partnerships were not differentially important for children with same-sex parents. Journal of Counseling & Development, 68(1), 16-20. The resulting data were analyzed using t-tests.
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The Gay Baby Boom: The Psychology of Gay Parenthood

The Gay Baby Boom: The Psychology of Gay Parenthood

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Helps LGBT couples take charge of their legal needs and take steps to define and protect their relationships and children. Many professional persons and employees in all occupations are still fearful of identifying as gay or lesbians in their work settings. This study compared the play narratives of children in 38 lesbian-mother families; 73 two-parent, heterosexual-mother families; and 58 single-heterosexual-mother families recruited from a general population sample.
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On Being a Gay Parent: Making a Future Together

On Being a Gay Parent: Making a Future Together

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Numerous professional societies have provided positive statements from their membership supporting lesbian and gay parents, among them are Child Welfare League of America, National Association of Social Workers, American Psychological Association, American Psychiatric Association, American Academy of Pediatrics, American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry; American Medical Association, American Bar Association, and the North American Council on Adoptable Children.
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The Room Lit by Roses

The Room Lit by Roses

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Recent changes in society's attitude toward sexuality have helped gay, lesbian, and bisexual teens feel more comfortable with their sexual orientation. In 2007 the Williams Institute reported that only 65,000 children have been adopted by same-sex couples, yet an Urban Institute report claims that almost 2 million LGBT couples are interested in adopting. 2 million couples! For women in same-sex couples, the most common occupation was registered nurse, with the next most common occupations being retail managers, sales assistants and secondary school teachers.
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Paradox Of Natural Mothering

Paradox Of Natural Mothering

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R., van Rijn-van Gelderen, L., Gartrell, N. Same-Sex and Different-Sex Parent Households and Child Health Outcomes: Findings from the National Survey of Children’s Health. But the trends diverged after high school depending on gender. One of the more pervasive attitudes that schools need to counter is that having same sex parents may affect a child’s social adjustment, school success or sexual orientation. Answers to Your Questions About Sexual Orientation and Homosexuality: A Fact Sheet.
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