Gay and Lesbian Medical Association Same-sex marriage and health. The first nation to legalize gay marriage was the Netherlands, which did positive and negative effects of same sex marriage in St Helens in Legal recognition of same-sex relationships in the United States: a social science perspective.
While gay rights supporters applauded the decision, conservative political and religious groups expressed outrage. Therefore, be it resolved that the Indiana State Medical Association 1 recognizes that exclusion from civil union or marriage contributes to health care disparities affecting same-sex households; 2 will work to reduce health care disparities among members of same-sex households, including minor children; and 3 will support measures providing same-sex households with the same rights and privileges to health care, health insurance, and survivor benefits, as afforded opposite-sex households.
We hope that this article, by drawing on multiple perspectives and methods in the study of same-sex relationships, will advance future research on same-sex unions. Username or Email. My mothers really aunts but I love with them and they are basically my two mommies lol are a lesbian couple and I am bisexual.
Child Development. Sit with your partner and talk your heart out. Comparisons of intimate partner violence among partners in same-sex and opposite-sex relationships in the United States.
I do, but I can't: the impact of marriage denial on the mental health and sexual citizenship of lesbians and gay men in the United States. Prevalence of mental disorders, psychological distress and mental health services use among lesbian, gay and bisexual adults in the United States.
Not only is marriage associated with positive health outcomes for all individuals, regardless of sexual orientation; in addition, same-sex marriage has not been demonstrated to adversely affect the institution of heterosexual marriage. Same-sex marriage and legalized relationships: I do, or do I?
Badgett MVL. Rothblum E. Gay couples looking to adopt children are likely to be monitoring the gay marriage litigation very closely -- gay adoption could become easier if gay marriages or civil unions become legal in more states. National Association of Social Workers Same-sex marriage—fact sheet.
Legislation to make marriage equality a reality will change, and save, lives. Herdt G, Kertzner R.