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Being raised by a single father does not appear to inherently disadvantage children's psychological wellbeing more than being raised by a single mother. Recently, [ when?
Gartrell and Bos studied 78 children conceived through donor insemination and raised by lesbian mothers. Studies examining gay fathers are fewer in number but do not show that gay men are any less fit or able as parents than heterosexual men. Brownin which Judge Vaughn Walker found that the available studies on stepchildren, which opponents of same-sex marriage cited to support their position that it is best for a child to be raised by same sex parents discrimination meaning in Suffolk biological mother and father, do not isolate "the genetic relationship between a parent and a child as same sex parents discrimination meaning in Suffolk variable to be tested" and only compare "children raised by married, biological parents with children raised by single parents, unmarried mothers, step families and cohabiting parents," and thus "compare various family structures and do not emphasize biology.
Being raised by a single father does not appear to inherently disadvantage children's psychological wellbeing more than being raised by a single mother. Some same-sex couples may decide to have a child within their relationship, while others may bring children from previous heterosexual or same-sex unions.
Data on children of parents who identify as bisexual are still not available, and information about children of non-White lesbian or gay parents is hard to find but see Wainright et al.
Help Community portal Recent changes Upload file. 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. There are approximately , same-sex partner households, according to the Census, and there are children living in approximately 27 percent of those households.
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