A Departure from the Script

Format: Hardcover

Language:

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 7.61 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

This is for prospective parents, people in the process of trying to get pregnant and/or adopt, and for parents with children who are looking to expand their families. Bozett (Ed.) Homosexuality and the family (pp. 101-121). I am impressed at both the fact that these men are their kids’ “primary” parent (not being used to the idea myself, raised by a stay-at-home-mom) and also that what we’re providing our kids with is the same: love, attention, stability… snacks.

A Family and Friend's Guide to Sexual Orientation: Bridging

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 5.49 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Derek was raised in northern Utah county and is the oldest of 4 children. Two of these families are families by adoption, two are co-parenting families, and two are lesbian families by insemination. Remember that you love your child, and to preserve — perhaps even strengthen — your relationship with him/her, you must try to move towards understanding and, eventually, acceptance. If the unfortunate does occur and you split up, honor your agreement.

For Richer, For Poorer: Mothers Confront Divorce

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 11.16 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

The small fraction that was left either refused to answer or said they didn't know. Some coffee shops where you’re likely to see lesbians: Haven serves the best coffee in town (Stumptown) has live music and a great atmosphere. The conference is planned for late Spring 2006. Slideshare uses cookies to improve functionality and performance, and to provide you with relevant advertising. Clinical implications of lesbian mother studies. The number of children obtaining a parent-rated total SDQ score above cutoff for psychiatric disorder was also calculated.

Women in Love: Portraits of Lesbian Mothers & Their Families

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 12.93 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Australian Journal of Psychology, 17(1), 35-43. Violence between same-sex partners is two to three times more common than among married heterosexual couples.27,28,29,30,31Same-sex partnerships are significantly more prone to dissolution than heterosexual marriages with the average same-sex relationship lasting only two to three years.32,33,34,35 Homosexual men and women are reported to be promiscuous, with serial sex partners, even within what are loosely-termed “committed relationships.36,37,38,39,40 Individuals who practice a homosexual lifestyle are more likely than heterosexuals to experience mental illness,41,42,43 substance abuse,44 suicidal tendencies45,46 and shortened life spans.47 Although some would claim that these dysfunctions are a result of societal pressures in America, the same dysfunctions exist at inordinately high levels among homosexuals in cultures where the practice is more widely accepted.48 In summary, tradition and science agree that biological ties and dual gender parenting are protective for children.

Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 5.59 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

This fall we have 12 week offerings of both Dykes Planning Tykes and Daddies & Papas 2B, as well as a weekend Queer & Trans Family Planning, in partnership with The 519. Since 1920, CWLA and its member agencies have worked to ensure that abused, neglected, and other vulnerable children are protected from harm. This opinion isn't founded in research and can have a negative impact on gay adoptive families. It was concluded that rearing in a lesbian household per se did not lead to atypical psychosexual development or constitute a psychiatric risk factor.

A Desire for Women: Relational Psychoanalysis, Writing, and

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 14.38 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Learn how to use your financial assets with wisdom. Coming out as both gay and a temple-worthy Mormon, he’s been led by the Spirit in everything from sacrament meeting talks to the dating scene. Email: teamfamilypride@yahoo.com • GLBT of Hunterdon County, www.glbtofhunterdoncountyofnj.com, We are gay parents, gay couples and also open to Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, teens, adults and their friends parents, family members. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 9(6), 523-531.

Skyscraping

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 6.00 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

These questions are based on the same criteria used by the U. Journal of Social Issues, 56(2), 283-296. Coming out and the mother-daughter bond: Two case examples. Gay Fathers of Rhode Island Support Group: Meets twice monthly to offer support, provide information, and decrease the sense of isolation these men so often feel. Although studies of gay fathers and their children have been conducted (Patterson, 2004), less is known about children of gay fathers than about children of lesbian mothers.

Only the Good Parts

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 6.65 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Fortunately, adoption laws have changed in Ontario and can provide at least part of the answer to this growing problem. GLEN have drawn up notes that may be helpful when completing the Census form which includes some background information on the Census and results from previous census. Two months ago I would have never thought my school would have a GSA, or that I would even be here. American Sociological Review, 66(2), 159-183.

Bringing up Boys: A Parenting Manual for Sole Mothers

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 12.96 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

We will continue to fight for the passage of marriage equality. She takes some comfort, however, in the example of a lesbian couple with whom she is friendly. We support any family who needs us, as long as they have at least one child under five. This article was submitted January 22, 1997, and selected for publication April 4, 1997. To entrust children to such arrangements is wholly beyond the pale. 5.5 How should federal law change to protect the best interests of all children? 5.1 What is this chapter about?

The Misadventures of the Family Fletcher

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 13.99 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

For more information on the theories of families, click on the link below. Articles about LGBT family building, raising our families, advocating for our families in the community, LGBT health, national LGBT family news and local LGBT events are included in each issue. Adolescents with lesbian mothers describe their own lives. Gay parenting: A complete guide for gay men and lesbians with children. Interviews with gay and lesbian athletes participating in the 1990 Gay Games III in Vancouver, Canada. 1991. 21 min.