Gay couples who aren t alone with opposite sex
Photo by Melinda Green. When the Supreme Court took up the issue of gay marriage last month, Justice Antonin Scalia claimed that experts debate whether same-sex parents are bad for children. Siegel, a School of Medicine professor of pediatrics, coauthored a report , published by the American Academy of Pediatrics the week before the court case, arguing that three decades of research concur that kids of gay parents are doing just fine. The report cites estimates that gay couples and single parents are raising almost two million American children.
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Here's how to inoculate ourselves against negative ones. Verified by Psychology Today. The Sexual Continuum. I'm not a historian, but a quick read of the history of marriage makes it clear that it has evolved and changed throughout history and that the current version is a relatively recent phenomenon. That our current version of marriage is not "traditional" invalidates that argument against expanding it to include same sex couples, in my opinion. This leaves the real merits of the debate to center on positive and negative effects of marriage on same sex couples and their children. Fortunately, social scientists have been studying same sex couples and their children and their research provides much relevant information.
The longer version is here. Secondarily, it is important for studies of demography, culture, etc. As do bisexuals, of course. Nor should it — should we have sexual orientation identified on the marriage license?