Working Women and Their Families (Family Studies Text

Jacqueline V. Lerner

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Homophobia in the high school: A problem in need of a resolution. Get to know the people and places that make up this vibrant scene! It doesn’t have to be instilled, or taught. ATLANTA, Georgia (CNN) -- For 5-year-old Jackson Manford-Roach, Mother's Day means it's time to see his grandmothers. "I don't need little lace gloves, which is what [Jackson and his classmates] made this year," Jeffrey Roach, one of Jackson's two fathers, said. "The other kids always ask who he's making the stuff for and he always makes his for his grandma."

Lone Mothers Between the Welfare State And Informal Support:

Andreas Hoff

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The school launched an inquiry into Professor Mark Regnerus' peer-reviewed work last month after a New York-based blogger attacked him for a controversial paper which compared the adult lives of people raised by parents in same-sex relationships to those raised by parents in traditional marriages. A graduate of the University of Nebraska in 1895, Cather is probably best known for her masterpiece, Death Comes to the Archbishop. A moving history of the AIDS epidemic and the significance of the AIDS Memorial Quilt.

Lesbians & Child Custody: A Casebook (Garland Gay and

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Picture books for children about the experience of knowing or having a gay parent, family member, or friend, as well as books for gender nonconforming kids. He now serves as a digital strategist to political campaigns and interest groups and enjoys every gut-wrenching moment of it because of the joy it brings. Our submission also recommended that LGBTI asylum seekers should not be repatriated to their country of origin if it would in any way compromise their safety or wellbeing.

Paradox Of Natural Mothering

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Laws and policies in states across the U. S. place barriers to LGBTQ people becoming adoptive parents. The total number of the sample included in the study was 114 heterosexual families and 39 lesbian families�both groups were a mixture of two-parent and single-parent families. S. states and lived without adult males in the household for a minimum of 2 years. It is designed to broaden readers' thinking on homosexuality and homosexuals in general; to include the dimension of children and parenting within the context of the homosexual family; and to provide specific information about it.

Marriage on Trial: The Case Against Same-Sex Marriage and

Glenn T. Stanton

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New York: Cambridge University Press. (From the chapter) Provides an overview of the legal and policy terrain for children of lesbian and gay parents in the US today, with an eye to the diversity of issues and families involved. However, I think it's safe to say that a least a proportionate number of LGBTQ-identified youth are among the homeless/street population, if not much higher (sadly). In most states, homosexuals can adopt children like any other married or single adult.

Mother, Madonna, Whore: The Idealization and Denigration of

Estela V. Welldon., Estela V. Welldon

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Lesbian and gay families with children: Implications of social science research for policy. I think that's why parents need to speak up, and I would almost hope that one way or another we parents would organize and become more vocal. Follow her on Twitter @readingirl, email labrams@salon.com. As shown in Table 2, significant differences between gay and heterosexual families were found for parents' psychological well-being. An unknown donor is someone who has donated sperm essentially anonymously and is not known to the parents of the child, or to the child.

The Impossibility of Motherhood: Feminism, Individualism and

Patrice DiQuinzio

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Lower family functioning was associated with children adopted through CPS; with children who had mental health diagnoses, learning disorders, or other handicapping conditions; and with children who were in a higher grade in school. Studies using diverse samples and methodologies have persuasively demonstrated that there are no systematic differences between gay or lesbian and non-gay or lesbian parents in emotional health, parenting skills, and attitudes toward parenting (Stacey & Biblarz, 2001).

Gay and Lesbian Parents (Changing Face of Modern Families)

Julianna Fields

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Since then Carol Lynn has spoken to and encouraged thousands of LDS gays and lesbians and their families, as well as educating church leaders about the damage being done through inaccurate and unloving teachings about this important subject. There is sparse scientific data about selection criteria, risks versus benefits of the treatment, and long-term outcomes of "reparative" therapies. If rejected by their families and unable to access support services, many GLBT young people become homeless, increasing their likelihood of engaging in prostitution and heightening risk for alcohol and drug abuse, violence, suicide, and HIV and other STD’s Rob MacDonald, project coordinator for the Host Homes Program in Ottawa Canada says that, while working with street kids, he found 30% of cases had GLBT issues.

Getting Simon: Two Gay Doctors' Journey to Fatherhood

Kenneth B. Morgen

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Gay and lesbian Asia: Culture, identity, community. More direct assessment techniques to assess gender identity have been used by Golombok, Spencer, & Rutter (1983) with the same result: All children in this study reported that they were happy with their gender and that they had no wish to be a member of the opposite sex. It was found, though, that biological mother's reporting of parenting stress was significantly related to her own reporting of children's behavior problems.

Becoming an Unwed Mother: A Sociological Account

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Thus, to the extent that significant differences between family types were not identified due to insufficient power, these differences would have been small. The purpose of these presentations was to allow as many participants, child care providers and community leaders as possible to interact with the data and identify core themes, make recommendations and to imagine what these stories might mean for the future of child care.