Children with lesbian parents

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    While I am an absolute heteorelsexual, cannot even imagine being sexually attracked to another man, I thought this an interesting study.

    Kids With Lesbian Parents Do Just Fine - US News and World Report

    MONDAY, June 7 (HealthDay News) -- When compared to teens of the same age, adolescents raised by lesbian parents are doing just fine socially, psychologically and academically, new research finds.


    Not only that, they have fewer social problems, and less aggressive and rule-breaking behaviors than other teens.

    The nearly 20-year study has followed 78 teens since their lesbian mothers were planning their pregnancies, and concluded that these children "demonstrate healthy psychological adjustment." These findings stand in contrast to what some vocal opponents of gay or lesbian parents might have expected.
     
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    Don't make the homophobes cry Old Rocks!
     
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    Perhaps there is something to be said about having two mothers.
     
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    This may be fine for girls, but boys need a father.
     
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    According to the study, the boys did just fine, also.
     
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    I wouldn't call it a study. There is very little information provided and only 78 kids were used in the survey. My hunch is that you could find 78 other kids of lesbian parents and get opposite results.
     
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    Your hunch? Donca mean your hope, xsited1?

    A kidlet with one adult who loves it and is willing to raise it is almost certainly going to be okay. Especially compared to a kidlet without such care. Obviously, two committed adults are better.
     
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    --> Psychological projection - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Please try to refrain from Psychological projection.
     
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    It all comes down to whether you have a stable home environment with loving adults and role models. Regardless of the sexual orientation of your parents, if a child is raised in a stressful, uncaring environment, he or she will not thrive.
     
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    Hey everyone should own a pair of lesbos.
     

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