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Well, this is going to make Tony Perkins head explode.

Children of same-sex couples are happier and healthier than peers, research shows
http://www.washingtonpost.com/...

Anyway, turns out children raised by same-sex couples are not doomed to a life of depravity and abject failure. In fact

Children of same-sex couples fare better when it comes to physical health and social well-being than children in the general population, according to researchers at the University of Melbourne in Australia.
No, no,no. Everbody knows that you need parents of opposite genders to raise healthy children, otherwise the children are deprived of that magic something that only the mixed-gender parents provide.
“It’s often suggested that children with same-sex parents have poorer outcomes because they’re missing a parent of a particular sex. But research my colleagues and I published in the journal BMC Public Health shows this isn’t the case,” lead researcher Simon Crouch wrote on the Conversation.
But it's important to have 'Mommy' and 'Daddy' so the kids know how to function in society!
“It is liberating for parents to take on roles that suit their skills rather than defaulting to gender stereotypes, where mum is the primary care giver and dad the primary breadwinner,” he said.
Oh come on! There has got to be some downside to these flaunters of the good of society.
The University of Melbourne study also pointed out a problem facing same-sex families: stigma.....Despite these kids’ higher marks in physical health and social well-being, the stigma associated with their family structure was linked to lower scores on a number of scales.
That's right! These kids can never overcome the stigma that comes from the ignorance and blind hatred directed toward their families, so for the good of the children, we must....
However, according to a report published by the American Academy of Pediatrics last year that analyzed three decades of data, children raised by gay and lesbian parents showed resilience “with regard to social, psychological and sexual health despite economic and legal disparities and social stigma.”
But, but , but....
“Many studies have demonstrated that children’s well-being is affected much more by their relationships with their parents, their parents’ sense of competence and security, and the presence of social and economic support for the family than by the gender or the sexual orientation of their parents,” said Siegel, co-author of the American Academy of Pediatrics report.
I give up.
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