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Lesbian and gay parents may indeed seek to challenge prevailing stereotypes of deeply etched gender differences between boys and girls in their parenting practices. American psychologist Frederick Bozett noted in that research into lesbian and gay parenting was preoccupied with "ethical consideration for the well-being of the child" p.
Some individuals have asserted that same-sex couples should not marry or have children, because they believe a child has a fundamental right to both a mother and father. In this report, "same-sex parented families" is used when the point being made is relevant to all non-heterosexual families, and "lesbian-parented" or "gay-parented" when the point relates to families headed by female and male same-sex couples or sole parents, respectively.
Same-sex parent families and children's academic achievement. International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Society6 2
It is clear that transgender parents face discrimination and lack of acceptance from family members, including their children, as a consequence of transitioning. Gabb, J. To date, little research has been published on transgender or bisexual parented families, the experiences of children growing up with transgender or bisexual parents, or planned gay father families.
Applications can be made within any local authority, not just the one you live in. Journal of Counselling Psychology. Couples must be confident that this would be something they could manage before considering adoption.
Why do lonely people visit the GP more often? Ending a relationship Ending a relationship. Submit Feedback. Relationships and the workplace Workplace relationships for employees. Of the , same-sex households in the United States, , have children. Public support for allowing gays and lesbians to adopt children has steadily increased.