New Data on Same-sex Parenting Challenges Gay Orthodoxy

The Washington Times reported on Sunday that two new studies indicate that children raised by gay parents might not benefit from the experience like kids raised by married mother-father parents. "The empirical claim that no notable differences exist must go," University of Texas sociology professor Mark Regnerus said in his study in Social Science Research.  Regnerus's study involved 3,000 randomly selected young adults in the U.S.  These young adults' lives were measured for "social, emotional, and relationship outcomes."  The other new study challenges the widely accepted contention by the American Psychological Association that "[n]ot a single study has found children of lesbian or gay parents to be disadvantaged in any significant respect relative to children of heterosexual parents." Reports the Times: He [Regnerus] found that, when compared with adults raised in married, mother-father families, adults raised by lesbian mothers had negative outcomes in...(Read Full Article)