LGBT parenting

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Lesbian couple with children

LGBT parenting is about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people raising one or more children as parents or foster care parents. This includes: children raised by same-sex couples, children raised by single LGBT parents, and children raised by an opposite-sex couple where at least one partner is LGBT.[1]

This has been controversial since some critics believe that children raised with LGBT parents might develop mental issues; however this is not scientifically proven.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Manning, Wendy D.; Fettro, Marshal Neal; Lamidi, Esther (2014-08-01). "Child Well-Being in Same-Sex Parent Families: Review of Research Prepared for American Sociological Association Amicus Brief". Population Research and Policy Review. 33 (4): 485–502. doi:10.1007/s11113-014-9329-6. ISSN 0167-5923. PMC 4091994. PMID 25018575.
  2. "What does the scholarly research say about the well-being of children with gay or lesbian parents?" (PDF). December 2017.