Psychology & Psychiatry

Parental sexual orientation and children's psychological well-being

In a Child Development study of 21,103 children aged 4-17 years, those with lesbian and gay parents did not differ from children of heterosexual parents in terms of emotional and mental health difficulties, as assessed on ...

Pediatrics

Survey suggests children of gay fathers are well adjusted

Compared to a national sample of heterosexual parents, gay fathers report similar parenting behavior and measures of wellbeing in their children, according to new research to be presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

More evidence that kids of gay parents do just fine

(HealthDay)—On the heels of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that legalized same-sex marriage nationwide, new research suggests that children raised by gay parents are well-adjusted and resilient.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study examines how parenthood affects gay couples' health, HIV risk

Gay parents face many of the same challenges as straight parents when it comes to sex and intimacy after having children, according to a new study of gay fathers published in the journal Couple and Family Psychology. The ...