Studies Challenge Positive Portrayal of "Gay" Parenting
Written By: Dave Bohon | Posted: Thursday, June 28th, 2012
Originally appeared on thenewamerican.com
A pair of academic studies is raising a challenge to the notion that children raised by "gay" parents fare as well as kids raised in traditional homes with a mother and father. One of the studies, led by University of Texas sociology professor Mark Regnerus, surveyed nearly 3,000 U.S. adults, ages 18 through 39, measuring their past and present lives relative to 40 social, emotional, and relationship outcomes. The survey included "questions about factors such as income, relationship stability, mental health, and history of sexual abuse," reported ABC News. Of the approximately 3,000 participants, 73 said that their father had engaged in a homosexual relationship, with 163 reporting that their mother had had such a relationship.
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