Available empirical data do not provide a basis for assuming gay men are unsuited for parenthood. English pdf Article in xml format Article references How to cite this article Automatic translation Send this article by e-mail. Farr, R. These regression analyses showed a significant R 2 for all child outcome variables see Table 4.
The postulated compromised parental fitness of lesbian mothers, commonly asserted in child custody cases, is not supported by these data. Adolescents with lesbian mothers describe their own lives. InLeslie formerly Howard Forester was permitted to retain custody of her daughter after her ex-partner filed for sole custody on the basis of Leslie's transition.
Wainright, J. Major issues affecting same-sex parented families that are often addressed in therapy: Lesbian and gay parented families may have concerns about discrimination in parenting and custody arrangements. Future studies of adaptive coping processes and longitudinal changes in social experiences among offspring of gay and lesbian parents are warranted.
Post to Cancel. Is there a major difference in their upbringing that effects their childhood raising? Even though, the technique used for animals does not suit people at the moment and needs additional testing and research. Just like Lisa, I too grew up with a friend with lesbian parents.
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American Journal of Orthopsychiatry , 51 3 , — We also explored whether or not children were teased or harassed about their lesbian family and whether or not coping with a non-traditional family constellation was reflected in their psychological well-being.
Visit Source Website Allen, M. More recently, however, studies were sporadically carried out among children who were raised from birth in a lesbian relationship.