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  • New Study On Homosexual Parents Tops All Previous Research (Must Have for Files)

    12/26/2013 5:35:23 AM PST · by xzins · 98 replies
    New Study On Homosexual Parents Tops All Previous Research By Peter Sprigg Senior Fellow for Policy Studies   In a historic study of children raised by homosexual parents, sociologist Mark Regnerus of the University of Texas at Austin has overturned the conventional academic wisdom that such children suffer no disadvantages when compared to children raised by their married mother and father. Just published in the journal Social Science Research,[1] the most careful, rigorous, and methodologically sound study ever conducted on this issue found numerous and significant differences between these groups--with the outcomes for children of homosexuals rated "suboptimal" (Regnerus' word)...
  • Florida judge OKs 3-parent family: two lesbians and a homosexual man

    02/08/2013 2:23:21 PM PST · by NYer · 100 replies
    Life Site News ^ | February 7, 2013 | THADDEUS BAKLINSKI
    MIAMI, February 8, 2013, ( - In what could become a landmark decision, a Florida judge has ruled that a 23-month-old girl can have three people listed on her birth certificate as her parents. Miami-Dade Circuit Court Judge Antonio Marin approved a settlement between a lesbian couple, Maria Italiano and Cher Filippazzo, who were legally "married" in Connecticut, and Massimiliano Gerina, a homosexual who donated sperm for Italiano to become pregnant. Under Florida law, a sperm donor for artificial insemination has no paternity rights. However, Gerina claimed that in the verbal agreement he entered into with the lesbian couple...
  • Assisted-reproduction bill would bar singles, gays

    10/05/2005 12:08:20 PM PDT · by balch3 · 287 replies · 3,330+ views
    South Bend Tribune ^ | October 5, 2005 | Associated Press
    An interim legislative committee is considering a bill that would prohibit gays, lesbians and single people in Indiana from using medical science to assist them in having a child. Sen. Patricia Miller, R-Indianapolis, said state law does not have regulations on assisted reproduction and should have similar requirements for adoption in Indiana. "If we're going to try to put Indiana on the map, I wouldn't go this route," said Betty Cockrum, president and CEO of Planned Parenthood of Indiana. "It feels pretty chilling. It is governmental intrusion into a very private part of our lives." Miller acknowledged that the legislation...
  • Gay couple's sons anger Catholic parents

    01/03/2005 7:46:31 AM PST · by Catholic54321 · 39 replies · 906+ views
    AP ^ | 02 January 2005
    COSTA MESA, Calif. -- Some parents and parishioners have accused the Roman Catholic diocese in Orange County of violating church doctrine by allowing a gay couple to enroll their children in a church school. The group demanded that St. John the Baptist School in Costa Mesa accept only families that pledge to abide by Catholic teachings, the Los Angeles Times reported in Sunday's editions. Church doctrine opposes gay relationships and adoption by same-sex couples. "The teachings of the church seem to have been abandoned," John R. Nixon told the Times. "We send our children to a Catholic school because we...
  • Reuters reports: Lesbians four time more likely to have children than gay men.

    05/26/2004 7:49:57 PM PDT · by BJungNan · 48 replies · 846+ views
    Reuters ^ | May 26, 2004 | Bi Teresa Carson
    "Using artificial insemination to get pregnant, lesbians are four times more likely to have children than gay men." Four times? That actually sounds low to us (Best of the Web Today - WSJ).
  • Gay Pride Events Becoming Family Affairs

    06/28/2003 2:33:12 PM PDT · by LurkedLongEnough · 27 replies · 747+ views
    Excite News ^ | June 28, 2003 | LISA LEFF (AP)
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - For 10 years, Bryan Nadeu strutted in the Gay Pride parade as part of a marching band, hammering out a beat on a drum while wearing a rainbow-plumed hat. But that was B.F. - Before Fatherhood. Now, with a 14-month-old toddler in tow, he has other things to worry about while preparing for Sunday's San Francisco parade: Baby backpack or stroller? Will there be diaper-changing stations? And how to retreat if his kid melts at the loud music and crowds? "It's like I'm figuring out how I can be a father and still be gay," Nadeu...
  • Editorial Help (VANITY)

    10/01/2002 12:23:38 PM PDT · by GodsLittleOne · 3 replies · 157+ views
    Tuesday, October 1, 2002 | Kristin Z.
    I'm doing an editorial and I can't seem to find anywhere on the internet where I can get the percentage of parents in America who are working and percentage of parents in America who are homosexual. If anyone has some information it'd be really helpful.