Category «Parenting & Families»

What It's Like to Live Now

Meredith Maran

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Questions or concerns about the preceding article can be directed to the author or posted as a comment below. Many of these children will eventually return to their families. Consequently, because lesbian women viewed themselves as less feminine and conventional than heterosexual mothers, the traits encouraged by lesbian mothers did not tend to involve engaging in traditional activities and play that are associated with certain genders. A study of the married bisexual male: Paradox and resolution.

Liberty, Equality, Maternity in Beauvoir, Leduc and Ernaux

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An excerpt from When Good Men Are Tempted by Bill Perkins. The author interviewed twenty one children-ranging in age from 9 to 26, from eight families-whose mothers were lesbians. Those laws potentially include a lesbian co-mother or gay co-father – particularly if they have obtained a parenting order from the Family Court. Good, I’ve got one to back up mine as well. The author acknowledges that the brass tacks information on medical, social, and legal issues associated with the creation of queer families may be out of date.

Queer Monologues: Stories of LGBT Youth

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Parents should have honest conversations with their teens about sex, and about how to avoid risky behavior and unsafe or high-risk situations. Papua New Guinea continues to criminalise homosexuality. Twenty-eight gay male parenting couples and 27 heterosexual parenting couples from across the United States participated in a study comparing gay parenting couples and heterosexual parenting couples. Further, the American Psychological Association supports and urges the enactment of civil rights legislation at the local, state, and federal levels that would offer citizens who engage in acts of homosexuality the same protections now guaranteed to others on the basis of race, creed, color, etc.

Crisis: 40 Stories Revealing the Personal, Social, and

Mitchell Gold, Mindy Drucker

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Most parents are concerned for the welfare of their children, recognizing the difficulties posed by being a member of a stigmatized group. McGoldrick (Eds.), The changing family life cycle: A framework for family therapy (2nd ed., pp. 209-233). Updated 1/21/2013 – see post on this site: Obama on Gay marriage in Inaugural Speech: the sad state of Christianity in America. The vast majority of gay persons live lives indistinguishable from anyone else except for who they come home to.

Out of the Ordinary: Essays on Growing Up with Gay, Lesbian,

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That 3% figure is likely true across the planet. Here's a list to help you get started, and you can obtain them by simply following the links. Explore this innovative family structure with personal stories and guest speakers with topics ranging from finding the right co-parent(s), legal agreements, negotiating parental involvement plus financial, living arrangement, child-rearing expectations and other issues affecting a commitment to raise a child or children together. This paper aims to disrupt the customs and beliefs of people about gay parenting and give them a better understanding of people in the LGBT community contrary to what they know or what they are told.

Lesbians Raising Sons

Jess Wells

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These families live throughout the country: of same-sex couples by region, 26% in the South, 24% in New England, and 21% in the Pacific states are raising children. They have established a new balance of dependence/independence and can now collaborate on goals such as career building, vocational changes, and retirement planning. The alleged risk was that children’s psychosocial health was at stake. Recent publicized efforts to repathologize homosexuality by claiming that it can be cured are often guided not by rigorous scientific or psychiatric research, but sometimes by religious and political forces opposed to full civil rights for gay men and lesbians.

Gays and Lesbians (Contemporary Issues Companion)

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I am a lot more cautious with my worship. We accept gay people, but why do they have to flaunt it? Imagine all of the loving homes that could be provided for children in need. Whatever party forms government, we will work with our community partners to ensure the parties follow through on their commitments to LGBTI health,” said Victorian AIDS Council (VAC) CEO, Simon Ruth. “Unfortunately, there were no solid commitments from the two major parties to renew the National LGBTI Ageing and Aged Care Strategy beyond 2017.

Any Other Girl

Rebecca Phillips

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PARTICIPANTS: 29 people who had received treatments to change their sexual orientation in the United Kingdom and two relatives of former patients. For an untraditional family, we are, in many ways, very traditional. The biggest concern for these parents is identifying other families so that their children will know other children with lesbian or gay parents. It’s also why I am kindly providing you, the sympathetic straight parent, with some guidelines. (Unsympathetic straight parents are free to ignore my suggestions, in which case, I’ll enjoy watching them squirm.) Obviously, what you say will depend on how old your kids are and how much exposure they’ve had to gay people previously, but in a broader sense, these suggestions should apply to anyone.

Mass Hysteria: Medicine, Culture, and Mothers' Bodies

Rebecca Kukla

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Stage I applications can be submitted all year round, while applications for Stage II are accepted June-July each year and awarded by the end of the year. In December of 1999, the Supreme Court of Vermont decided that it was, on balance, a violation of the Constitution of Vermont to withhold from couples of the same sex the benefits that flow to married couples. Meanwhile, he volunteers as a pianist at various nursing homes and dreams of the day when cuddling will become an Olympic sport.

Now That You Know: A Parents' Guide to Understanding Their

Betty Fairchild

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However, in practice, the adoption laws in the various states and territories make it extremely difficult – and sometimes impossible – for same-sex couples to adopt. Results revealed no significant differences in self-esteem scores between children of lesbian mothers and those of heterosexual mothers. It’s probably only due to the fact that I’m a lawyer and I’m stroppy and obnoxious and I don’t like being told no for an answer that we proceeded to do it.