Other issues. Click here to jump to studies concluding that children of gay or lesbian parents fare no worse than other children. January 2, edition, p. They were raised in urban areas, the rural Midwest and all over the map. Mothers were interviewed and given clinical questionnaires during pregnancy and when their children were 2, 5, 10, and 17 years of age. Given the consistent failures in this research literature to disprove the null hypothesisthe burden of empirical proof is on those who argue that the children of sexual minority parents fare worse than the children of heterosexual parents. What does it mean for youngsters to grow up in a lesbian family created by means of donor insemination?
It is when a partner is fertilised with donor sperm injected through a syringe.
A meta-analysis of developmental outcomes for children of same-sex and heterosexual parents. Visit Source Website Pawelski, J. Information on our advertising guidelines can be found here.
Thirty-three families were headed by lesbian and 33 by heterosexual couples.