Midlife Lesbian Relationships: Friends, Lovers, Children,

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This text is not a quick and easy ‘how to do it/think it’ contribution; rather, it is a theoretically dense and thought-provoking conceptual work. I’m not saying that you can’t be good parents. I’m also not saying that being raised by straight parents means everything will turn out okay. A person's ability to be a good parent does not depend on whether he is attracted to and loves someone of the same sex. Answer WETTING—What is a good way to handle a child who wets his pants during the day?

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Caribbean Mothers: Identity and Experience in the U.K.

Tracey Reynolds

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Courts have expressed concern that children raised by gay and lesbian parents may have difficulties with their personal and psychological development, self-esteem, and social and peer relationships. The findings are also of more general theoretical interest regarding the influence of parenting on child development. However gay couples decide to have children, the most important emphasis is that children are raised in a safe and loving environment, with responsible parents meeting their needs.

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Families of Value: Personal Profiles of Pioneering Lesbian

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Don’t play down the fact that your kids may have witnessed something unfamiliar. “Geez, Madison. Reasons for this lack of success have been identified and will be used to inform the practice implications of our publication. The seriousness of this disease is illustrated in " From Reproduction to HIV: Blurring Categories, Shifting Positions, Martin-256-269, in which individuals narrate stories of people living with AIDS and these individuals, while extremely sick and almost dying, experience abandonment, by family and friends, and discrimination.

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Always And Forever

Lyn Denison

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For additional information about Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) visit PFLAG's website www.pflag.org or contact: PFLAG, 1726 M Street, NW Suite 400 Washington, DC 20036: (202) 467.8180; (202) 467.8194 FAX. Place blank poster boards around the room with titles such as Jewish American, African-American, Gays and Lesbians, Native American, Hispanic... He enjoys spending time with his family and friends, attending church, running, golfing, and vacationing.

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She Loves You, She Loves You Not...

Julie Anne Peters

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When i become a parent, I want to make sure my children have guidelines. The following are scholarly research papers and studies on psychosocial and educational outcomes for children raised by same-sex parents. These relationships do not happen in isolation; all family subsystems contribute to overall family functioning. E-mail him at [email protected] or follow him on Facebook. With festival and concert footage, interviews & archival material, the film delves into the rich history of women creating a cultural life based in a commitment to diversity, feminism and women loving women.

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A Sea of White Impatiens

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Of the constructs measured by the questionnaires, no significant relationships were found in knowledge, attitude and gay affirmative practice scores by sociodemographic variables or professional group. Unfortunately, both of these things are possible. However, due to the number of activities and the depth of the information presented in each topic area, more than one session may be helpful to adequately increase parents’ knowledge and build their skills.

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Mothers and Sons: Feminism, Masculinity, and the Struggle to

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Criticisms about nonsystematic sampling have also been addressed by studying samples drawn from known populations, so that response rates can be calculated (e.g., Brewaeys, Ponjaert, van Hall, & Golombok, 1997; Chan, Brooks, Raboy, & Patterson, 1998; Chan, Raboy, & Patterson, 1998). Program 2 Contents: Les sylphides -- Le grand pas de quatre -- Yes, Virginia, another piano ballet -- The dying swan -- Paquita. A network for lovely LGBT parents & those thinking about becoming parents!

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On Being a Gay Parent: Making a Future Together

Brett Webb-Mitchell

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The Future of Children site is a publication of Princeton University and the Brookings Institution which has a focus on policy and research of various topics relating to family. 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. Impact of Same-Sex Parenting on Children: Evaluating the Research According to conventional wisdom, research regarding outcomes for children of parents in same-sex relationships shows “no difference.” For example, the American Psychological Association (APA) stated in 2005 that “not a single study has found children of lesbian or gay parents to be disadvantaged in any significant respect relative to children of heterosexual parents.” [1] This conclusion has been cited in the judicial proceedings on the nature of marriage.

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Motherloss

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Since the mothers were both sharing childcare and 9 achieving their ideal pattern, it was unclear which was more important, or whether a third variable might be involved. Other occupations in the top ten for men in same-sex couples included hairdressers, cafe/restaurant managers, and solicitors, while trades were well represented for men in opposite-sex couples. Literature suggests that these children are often viewed as being spoilt, selfish, lonely and maladjusted, however, research does not agree with this negative view.

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Riding Fury Home: A Memoir

Chana Wilson

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The adult daughter of a straight mother and transgender father provides a memoir of moving observations, that captures the experience of growing up with a transgender father in suburban Ohio. Adding credibility, Perrin says, is the high retention rate -- 93% of the original participants are still being followed. "Very few people have been able to do that," she says. "That makes the data very valuable."

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