Same-Sex Parenting Does Not Harm Children, Research Review Finds

Posted on February 4, 2014

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Children who are raised by same-sex parents do just as well in social development, education and emotionally as those raised by heterosexual couples, an Australian review of the research finds.

In Australia 11% of gay men and 33% of lesbians have children–figures which will likely increase as barriers are reduced.

The research certainly does not support the view that children brought up by same-sex parents are harmed as a result.

Quite the contrary, children brought up by lesbians may benefit from having two mothers–often reporting better relationships with their children and displaying higher levels of involvement.

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Category(s):Child Development, Parenting

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