Category: Parenting & Families

The Boy

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Growing up Catholic in a small town, it didn't take much for her to realize that she was different from other girls. An advantage of the study was the multimethod (interview, observation, and questionnaire), multiinformant (both parents, child, and teacher) design, as gay parents, in particular, may tend to present their families as high functioning, either in response to the stigma they experience in the outside world or because they feel they must live up to high expectations of themselves as parents given the difficulties they faced in adopting children.
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Children in our lives: Another view of lesbians choosing

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If the children’s father is resistant to meeting with a third party, let him know that you want to have a workable co-parent relationship with him not for your benefit, but for your children’s. The review includes studies that compared children of lesbian mothers to children of heterosexual mothers on gender identity, gender role, sexual orientation, and varying aspects of psychological health and adjustment.
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Safe As Houses

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And he said, 'Yes, but it just doesn't make any sense to me.' I said: 'It doesn't need to make any sense to you.'" He laughs. "It's not that it's a secret and it's not that I wouldn't have been happy to tell him if the phone call had been in a different tone of voice. I never will... yes, there is still a stigma about being gay and I can't tell general society. A new magazine for these families, And Baby, arrived this summer with a 100,000-issue run, joining the 3-year-old Proud Parenting Magazine. "We know the community is large enough for two magazines," says publisher Michelle Darn�, owner of a New York ad agency. "We are in a very big boom right now."
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Family policy: Issues affecting gay, lesbian, bisexual and

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The researchers noted that this is consistent with previous research (e.g., Patterson, 1992), and that this figure does not differ significantly from the incidence of homosexuality in the general population, which they stated ranges from 1% to 10%, depending on the stringency of the criterion. Mohler, Marie & Frazer, Lacy. (2002) A DONOR INSEMINATION GUIDE: WRITTEN BY AND FOR LESBIAN WOMEN. In the last decade, psychologists have attempted to rethink the idea of "no difference," searching for potential beneficial effects children may derive from growing up in same-sex households.
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Different Daughters: A Book by Mothers of Lesbians

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Every page of this sweet book for young readers celebrates the adorable and lulling world of babies being loved and cared for in their different families. Among its member agencies, CWLA also values and encourages approaches to child welfare that are culturally competent and responsive to the specific needs of our society’s broad and diverse population. Many studies focus on factors that seem irrelevant to the question of the best environment for children. I am relentlessly persecuted for being gay.
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The Silent Vow: Volume I

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They argued in a brief to the Supreme Court: With so many significant outstanding questions about whether children develop as well in same-sex households as in opposite-sex households, it remains prudent for government to continue to recognize marriage as a union of a man and a woman, thereby promoting what is known to be an ideal environment for raising children. Another study, however, found no differences in this regard (Kirkpatrick et al., 1981). A positive association was found between feminine gender role traits and curiosity, and a negative correlation between this trait and internalizing problem behavior; these associations were independent of the gender of the adolescents and the presence of male role models.
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Making Care Work: Employed Mothers in the New Childcare

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Sam has participated in Affirmation since “coming out” to his Mormon congregation during a fast and testimony meeting in 2006 and afterward facing excommunication. The process of identity development for the gay father requires the reconciliation of two seemingly polar extremes: that of the homosexual male and that of the father. If you’d like to submit a story, visit DADSquared and click on the book image at the bottom right hand corner for instructions on how and where to submit or contact Henry Amador-Batten at info@dadsquared.org.
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The Politics of Motherhood: Maternity and Women’s Rights in

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Approved by HRC's benchmarks for LGBT cultural competence and is fully welcoming of LGBT individuals and families. These issues have important implications for managing clinical work with children of lesbian mothers or gay fathers. S. (1991), Children of gay and lesbian parents, F. Your client, the gay or lesbian parent may be feeling isolated from the accepting gay society that afforded opportunities for open and honest communications. To charge that the study is junk science disregards obvious facts about its publication.
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A Tale of Two Daddies

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Jamison has been an Equity Analyst covering the software sector for Goldman Sachs since graduating from the University of Utah in 2012. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 10, 550-565. New York: Oxford University Press. (From the chapter) considers some of the issues and perspectives relevant to research on lesbian and gay families with children / [presents] an overview of research on lesbian and gay parents, and. .. a review of research on children of lesbian and gay parents identifies some of the sources of diversity within lesbian and gay parenting communities / present research on those who became parents in the context of heterosexual relationships, before coming out as lesbian or gay / describe studies of lesbians who became parents after coming out [present] research on children born in the context of heterosexual relationships. .. followed by a description of new work with children born to or adopted by lesbian and gay parents. (PsycINFO Database Record.
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Delivering Motherhood: Maternal Ideologies and Practices in

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Be honest, and use words like “most” and “some.” “Most families have a mommy and a daddy… but some have two mommies or two daddies.” As long as you don’t attach a value judgment to that statement, it really is no biggie. This issue of balance has never been proved to be true yet still remains an issue to some. Under these assumptions, this represents an undercount of 62%. Ashley Harness, 18, of Minneapolis, has grown up with two lesbian moms.
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