Parenting and Child Development in Adoptive Families: Does Parental Sexual Orientation Matter?

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Farr, Rachel H.; Forssell, Stephen L.; Patterson, Charlotte J.;
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: Arts and Humanities | Social and Behavioral Sciences | Adoptive Families | LGBT Family | Child Development | LGBT Parenting

This study, funded by Williams Institute, investigated child development and parenting in 106 families headed by 27 lesbian, 29 gay, and 50 heterosexual couples with young adopted children. Parents and teachers reported that, on average, children were developing in typi... View more
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