Same-sex Parenting

Kids from mum and dad families do better at school

William West | 11 December 2012

A new study finds that children of heterosexual couples are more likely to progress in primary school than children from a same-sex household.

How much does the lesbian parenting study really tell us?

Carolyn Moynihan | 10 June 2010
Right on cue for "lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender pride month" the journal of the American Academy of pediatrics has published a study purporting to show that the children of lesbian couples “do better than their peers” on some measures.

Heather and her mommies at 20

Carolyn Moynihan | 05 March 2010
It is not everyone’s idea of an occasion to celebrate but a publisher named Alyson Books has brought out a twentieth anniversary edition of the famous child’s primer on same-sex relationships: Heather Has Two Mommies.

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