Rosenfeld and Allen et al. Retrieved July 28, What do adolescents experience and how do they deal with it? Division of labor among lesbian and heterosexual parents: Steve on October 29, at 1:
The most fundamental shortcoming of this study is that it does not examine children of parents raised in same-sex parent families.
Are the outcomes for children of gay, lesbian, or bisexual parents in general the same as those for heterosexual parents? Patterson for the American Psychological Association found that the available data did not suggest higher rates of homosexuality among the children of lesbian or gay parents. Florida adoption project b. What does this mean for opposite sex parents who have done ivf through infertility of one parent. Marriage and other equivalent or similar unions and status. Family formation and raising children among same-sex couples.
Parenting and child development in adoptive families: Roy king on August 19, at 8: Are you saying there are thousands of years old Christian alive today? Biology Birth order Demographics Environment Heterosexual—homosexual continuum Homosexuality and psychology Kinsey scale Klein Grid Neuroscience Prenatal hormones Sexual inversion Sexual orientation change efforts Conversion therapy Sexual orientation identity Timeline of sexual orientation and medicine. A partner who is not a biological parent can also gain permanent parental responsibilities through an institution of partner-guardian if both biological parents of a child have died, or exceptionally if a second biological parent of a child is unknown, and if the court decides it is in the best interest of a child. Stephen Hicks, a reader in health and social care at the University of Salford  questions the value of trying to establish that lesbian or gay parents are defective or suitable.