Implications for Same-Sex Parenting The last decade has seen some dramatic improvements in the rights of gay men, lesbians, and bisexuals in the United States: Yet, at the bivariate level no controls for socioeconomic status contraceptive use is lower in same-sex parent families than reported by adolescents in the NSFG Gartrell et al. Lesbian families and family functioning: Retrieved June 9, Voices of gay Austin; pp. Adult children of LGB parents b.
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Does parental sexual orientation matter? The psychology of stereotype and social identity threat. The field of research on child well-being in same-sex and different-sex parent families is expanding with significant advances. Additionally, assessments of math and reading achievement scores in the ECLS-K data are similar among children through 8th grade in same-sex parent families and divorced, stepparent, single parent, cohabiting, and widowed families Potter Adolescents with lesbian mothers describe their own lives.