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Month: August 2009

Gay & Lesbian Parenting Choices: From Adoptions or Using a

Gay & Lesbian Parenting Choices: From Adoptions or Using a

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Suggestions compiled by Youth Pride, Inc. In my own practice, I have coached children to talk to their parents about their own experiences with discrimination, whether from employers, teachers, school administrators, or peers. The lesbian mothers’ reports of their children “indicated that they had high levels of social, school/academic, and total competence and fewer social problems, rule-breaking, and aggressive and externalizing behavior compared with their age-matched counterparts,” Siegel and Perrin write.

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Six of One

Six of One

Rita Mae Brown

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Petit, M. & Curtis, P., Child Abuse and Neglect: A Look at the States, 1997 CWLA Stat Book, Child Welfare League of America, Washington, D. When you read it, the first thing you will probably think is that it doesn’t live up to the banning. Results of research to date have failed to confirm any of these beliefs (Falk, 1989, 1994; Patterson, 1994b, The psychiatric, psychological, and social-work professions do not consider homosexual orientation to be a mental disorder.

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Mothering the Self: Mothers, Daughters, Subjects

Mothering the Self: Mothers, Daughters, Subjects

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American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 61(3), 372-382. Forty-one autobiographical statements from lesbians of various ages and backgrounds portray the joy and struggles of self-identifying as lesbian. Problems begin when your tradition, congregation, or religious leader is not. Studies in female homosexuality: IV Social and psychiatric aspects V Sexual development, attitudes and experience. Rosenfeld (Eds.), Textbook of adolescent health care.

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Balancing Work and Love: Jewish Women Facing the

Balancing Work and Love: Jewish Women Facing the

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Bug catching, reading, scary dreams… it’s pretty average stuff, but he has three adults to care for him. Pacifica Radio Archives, BB3264 Explores the deep interconnectedness of a lesbian family of friends as they journey through both the joys of knowing each other and the tragedy of loss through death. Now positive studies coming out on children who have been raised by gay parents either by adoption or biological homosexual parents in the United States.

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Love, Ellen: A Mother/Daughter Journey

Love, Ellen: A Mother/Daughter Journey

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Wyers acknowledges that he did not use random sampling procedures in his study of lesbian and gay spouses, rendering his study "vulnerable to all the problems associated with self-selected research participants."19 Golombok et al. write of their study: A further objection to the findings lies in the nature of the samples studied. If we make it easy to be gay, heterosexual people will turn gay Gay people are courageous. Same-sex marriage and civil unions represent a profound threat to heterosexual marriages and the institution of the family.

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Ready or Not...They're Gay: Stories from a Midwestern Family

Ready or Not...They're Gay: Stories from a Midwestern Family

Paul Wagner

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In turn, the males of the group fill the vital role of watching the baby marmosets, protecting them from predators, while the nursing mother forages to replenish herself. Each year for the past six or seven years Pastor Domenic Cieri and his pastoral associate, Ann McDonald, have offered six-week programs to talk about "the good news the church has to offer, areas of church teaching that cause pain for homosexuals, and what they need in order to feel they can come home to the church." "We felt really strongly that this was the call of the gospel," says McDonald. "We needed an actual process by which we reached out to gay and lesbian Catholics because they weren't necessarily coming to church.

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Gay and Lesbian Parents

Gay and Lesbian Parents

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We have 30 or 40 years of studies, and there has been no hint of a problem," said Dr. Regnerus’s own words about his new findings. Regnerus and Slate’s Will Saletan exchange letters on the merits of Dr. Rather than condemning the differences that accumulate through relationships with non-traditional parents, psychologists, sociologists, and theorists must understand that these differences should be respected and protected in democratic societies (Stacey and Biblarz, 2001).

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The Motherhood Manifesto: What America's Moms Want - and

The Motherhood Manifesto: What America's Moms Want - and

Joan Blades, Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner

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The Present Study Coparenting was examined among a diverse sample of lesbian, gay, and heterosexual couples with young adopted children, using multiple methods of assessment, 13 including observations of family play interactions. The result is a film which examines our own complicity in this struggle. 1991. 15 min. And the leading anti-gay sector is the Catholic Church. Strickland & et al. (Eds.), Handbook of cross-cultural neuropsychology (pp. 55-71). A young adult novel written from the perspective of the sister of a transgender youth.

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Beyond Acceptance: Parents of Lesbians & Gays Talk About

Beyond Acceptance: Parents of Lesbians & Gays Talk About

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Plus, I’m married to an incredible, beautiful woman, the other mother to our sons. Green (Eds.), Lesbians and gays in couples and families: A handbook for therapists (pp. 370-403). Six Sessions that Empower Parents and Professionals. An active member of his local LDS ward he has served as a Mission Leader, an Elders Quorum President, and as a Counselor in a Branch Presidency (in Brooklyn, NY). For example, Regnerus (2012c) acknowledges that, according to the aforementioned calendar data, over half of the respondents never lived with a parent’s same-sex partner, but fails to mention that many respondents—approximately one-third—also never lived with their same-sex parents or lived with them very briefly. [emphasis original] This likely means that a sizable number of the 236 respondents counted as “raised by” lesbian mothers and gay fathers had not, in fact, been raised by same-sex parents.

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Felicia's Favorite Story

Felicia's Favorite Story

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This does “not seem to constitute valid scientific replication,” Marks observes dryly. The results were qualitative in nature, relying on truthfulness of the participants' answers. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 51 (3), 536–544. Public Discourse: Personal Story of Prof. This report is based on an online questionnaire completed by 78 NLLFS adolescent offspring-39 girls and 39 boys. Children in lesbian-led families: A review. Her contribution to American history has been commemorated through the issuance of a stamp in her honor.

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