Family Pride: What LGBT Families Should Know about

Family Pride: What LGBT Families Should Know about

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Such barriers to health must be addressed at different levels of society, such as health care settings, work places, and schools to improve the health of gay and bisexual men throughout their lives. He was the first one who told me that it actually might not be a good idea for me to serve. Mixed court ruling equates to uncertainty in this area of law. He's met with several church leaders in trying to understand his purpose and the origin of homosexual/heterosexual feelings.
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A Tale of Two Daddies

A Tale of Two Daddies

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Recommendations for practice, policy and future research are highlighted. Vangelisti (Ed.), Handbook of family communication (pp. 233-248). Although we update the content on these pages frequently and make every effort to ensure the information is as accurate as possible, information of this kind does change quickly; therefore, some information may be out-of-date and/or contain inaccuracies, omissions, or typographical errors.
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Radical Relations: Lesbian Mothers, Gay Fathers, and Their

Radical Relations: Lesbian Mothers, Gay Fathers, and Their

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These strategies may include working with lesbian or gay individuals to assess their desire to become a parent, working to support lesbian or gay persons who are in various stages of pursuing parenting; supporting those who have already become parents deal with the everyday reality of parenting; and assisting couples and families in more traditional couples or family therapy situations. Recently, research has begun to address issues relevant to families of this type (Brewaeys et al., 1997; Chan et al., 1998a, 1998b; Flaks et al., 1995; Gartrell et al., 1996, 1999, 2000; Golombok et al., 1997; Johnson & O'Connor, 2002; McCandlish, 1987; Parks, 1998; Patterson, 1992, 1994a, 1995a, 1995b, 1998, 2001; Patterson et al., 1998; Steckel, 1987; Tasker, 1999).
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Home Fronts: Controversies in Nontraditional Parenting

Home Fronts: Controversies in Nontraditional Parenting

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Intimate conversations with lesbian film directors, including clips from their works, in which they explore their sexual identity, growing up gay, inspirations and techniques of filmaking, Hollywood vs. Gay Adoption - Love and Pride Find gay adoption statistics and learn the factors involved with gay couples adopting in each state. 1. ... They are taught by example and belief that marital relationships are transitory and mostly sexual in nature. For My Daughter Who Is Not Mine When all the women in my life are mothers, what else can I aspire to be.... [tags: Gay Lesbian] Sexual Revolution in America - How Sex Changed America What if birth control weren’t allowed in the United States, Women were not able to openly enjoy sex and sex was an unheard, unseen thing.
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Not Our Kind of Girl: Unravelling the Myths of Black Teenage

Not Our Kind of Girl: Unravelling the Myths of Black Teenage

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And the Family Law Act does not appear to recognise the parenting presumptions created by the WA, NT and ACT laws. [17] So it is also possible that federal law will not recognise the birth certificates created pursuant to those laws. That's why we call on the president publicly to endorse the Every Child Deserves a Family Act, legislation in Congress that would open the doors for LGBT people to adopt.
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The Anchor of My Life: Middle-Class American Mothers and

The Anchor of My Life: Middle-Class American Mothers and

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The first was the Adult Responses to Child Behavior, which consisted of 15 slides with narration from which three types of responses were solicited -- Adult-Oriented (assertion of adult power over child), Child-Oriented (concern for child's development or learning), and Task-Oriented (emphasizing immediate problem resolution, independent of effect on parent or child). They’re gay.” “Aunt Vera and Aunt Debbie aren’t sisters, honey.
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Under the Winter Sun

Under the Winter Sun

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He would have been 52 when the first case of AIDS was reported, and would have been 69 when Ellen Degeneres "came out" on national television. Presented at the Museum of Television and Radio, Los Angeles, California." His new analysis of the 2008 American Community Survey showed that 31% of same-sex couples who identify themselves as spouses are raising kids compared with 43% of heterosexual couples. Although not a new concept, the body of research surrounding the study of belongingness has grown substantially in the past two decades.
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Bettyville: A Memoir

Bettyville: A Memoir

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But bear in mind that kids as young as 9 begin to have crushes and perhaps physical feelings directed at other people, says Erika Pluhar, Ph. The research is crystal clear: children need a male and a female role model in a permanent partnership." Journal of Homosexuality, 18(1-2), 73-186. Objectives: This study examined differences in children’s psychological and social indicators in non-traditional families in Israel, focusing on fatherless families headed by lesbian mothers and single mothers by choice.
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And Baby Makes 4

And Baby Makes 4

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Gay and Lesbian Domestic Partnerships: Expanding the Definition of Family. (1988). Randomly whisper "cow" in most students' ears, whisper "pig" in less than most, whisper "cat" in only a few ears, and whisper "bird" in only one student's ear. However, none of these investigators examined associations between this variable and children's adjustment or development. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 68(3), 372-375.
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She Loves You, She Loves You Not...

She Loves You, She Loves You Not...

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This allowed the children to speak for themselves about their past experiences and to report on how they are doing at present. Gender development of the children was not identifiably different in the two groups. This may then affect the child psychologically, emotionally, and physically, either then or later in life. Eighty families participated; 55 of the families were headed by lesbians parents and 25 were headed by heterosexual parents.
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