The causes of homosexuality are attributable to man's sinful nature, nurture and environment, and personal choice how important each factor is, though, is an issue that is debated those from the most liberal school usually assume a philosophy of determinism. Government should protect gay people from discrimination because homosexuality is an unalterable aspect of their identity what you have learned about homosexuality as you were growing up will affect whether you consider engaging in homosexual acts to be desirable or disgusting. Therefore, if heterosexual and homosexual parents disregard whatever outside negativity they may encounter and focus on the family and focus on what is important there will be the same amount of structure and balance to a child with either type of parents everything in life that a person believes is.
(cbs news) a new study that finds children of a gay or lesbian parent may be more likely to have social and emotional problems has sparked controversy on both sides of the same-sex marriage debate. Homosexual parent study: summary of findings by peter sprigg senior fellow for policy studies there has been a great deal of media attention focused on a pioneering new study of children with homosexual parents (defined as parents who had a same-sex romantic relationship while the child was under age 18. We are told that homosexual families are just as stable as traditional families, and that homosexual so-called marriage is just as healthy for out of the 59 studies, 26 used no heterosexual comparison groups of the groups that used comparisons, 13 that did so only against single parent families. Many parents have become concerned that children may be molested, encouraged to become sexually active, or even recruited into adopting a homosexual the journal of sex and marital therapy published a study on the same topic, which discussed the proportional prevalences of heterosexual.
For comparison, 38 custody cases were drawn at random of heterosexual parents seventy three children were involved in the disputes involving a homosexual parent and these findings sharply contradict the notion that homosexual parents are just as good for children as conventional parents. (2) how many studies of gay/lesbian parents had no heterosexual comparison group (3) when there were comparison groups, which groups were compared (4) does a scientifically-viable study exist to contradict the apa's published statement that not a single study has found children of lesbian. Issues of gay parent custody and gay adoption have continued to spark debates over whether the sexual orientation of parents affects the ethical, mental, emotional, and cognitive by contrast, cameron and cameron's study is the largest comparison of heterosexual and homosexual parents. Percentages of children of gay and lesbian parents who adopted non-heterosexual identities ranged between 16% and 57% in 1997 on university of illinois law review lynn d wardle examined how social science studies comparing homosexual and heterosexual parenting are improperly used.
In general, same-sex and opposite-sex parents foster children who are practically the same in terms of development there are, however, benefits to having same-sex contrary to popular belief, there are many benefits of having non-heterosexual parents when a gay or lesbian couple chooses to adopt. Both heterosexual-parents and homosexual-parents can and do show the same amount of love by spending time with the child, talking to the child, working to provide for the child, and showing the child affection. Though critics accused him of failing to draw distinctions between children from stable, same-sex-parent households and those from households where the parents had divorced or separated. Compared to heterosexual parents, lesbian mothers have, for example, been found to engage in more imaginative play with the child and use less unexpectedly, children of homosexual parents scored higher on traditional gender-role behaviors than children of heterosexual parents, but the.
Are homosexual parents better then heterosexual (parody) this is a parody video, i did about the differences between homosexual and heterosexual parents much has been written about whether gays and lesbians. Homosexual parents are similar to their heterosexual counterparts and effectiveness of parenting is unrelated to the parents' sexual orientation just like in cases of heterosexuals, lifestyles of homosexuals too vary in accordance to their race, nationality, ethnicity, socio-economic background. Parents who hold stronger gender stereotypes and traditional attitudes towards women there are various perspectives on the role of parents in the development of children's gender development that could help to understand differences between children in lesbian and heterosexual families the role. In this random sampling, gay parents made up only 17% of the united states population 2 in addition, the study showed that children raised by gay parents were much more likely to be open to same-sex relationships than those raised by straight parents. Compared with heterosexual women, homosexual women displayed less grey matter bilaterally in the as a result we found one cluster that matches both comparisons that is, this brain area showed both, a reduced gm concentration of homosexual women (relative to heterosexual women) is.
More than 16,000 same-sex couples are raising over 22,000 adopted children in the us, according to the williams institute, and the children raised among these parents were no different than those adopted by straight parents. But these studies had compared children of continuously coupled heterosexual parents with stable income with children raised by homosexual parents who had a divorce, were not continuously coupled or had low levels of income hence those studies had certain bias working against it meaning their. 'homosexual delinquent girls: identification with mother and perception of parents' unpublished doctoral dissertation, boston university 'parental background of male homosexuals and heterosexuals' archives of sexual behaviour in press. Assessment | biopsychology | comparative | cognitive | developmental | language | individual differences | personality | philosophy | social | methods | statistics | clinical | educational | industrial | professional items | world psychology .
Each case involving homosexual vs heterosexual claimants was examined for recorded information about (1) the character of the homosexual parent, the associates of the homosexual parent, the heterosexual parent, and the associates of the heterosexual parent, (2) the effects, particularly harms, upon the children, and (3) psychiatric opinion. Highlights a 26 of 59 apa studies on same-sex parenting had no heterosexual comparison groups in comparison studies, single mothers were often used as the hetero comparison group no comparison study had the statistical power required to detect a small effect size definitive claims were not substantiated by the 59 published studies. Should the sexual orientation of the parent play a part in the determination of custody or visitation in order to protect the child this meta-analysis summarizes the available quantitative literature comparing the impact of heterosexual and homosexual parents, using a variety of measures, on. Basically, the opponents argue that homosexual parents cannot be full-pledged parents they are dangerous and shouldnt be allowed having children on the basis of the childs best interests there is an opinion that information concerning gay and lesbian parenting was omitted in purpose.