Behavioral adjustment of adopted Chinese girls in single-mother, lesbian-couple, and heterosexual-couple households. A limitation of population-based surveys in general is that they yield extremely small numbers of non-heterosexual individuals, 31 often because sexual orientation questions are not asked.
Gartrell and Bos Typically, stability would be a factor in the analytic models which most likely would explain much of the observed differences between these conceptualized family types. Gary Gates for feedback on the manuscript; Dr. Hum Reprod.
Accessed June 15, Bos et al. Further contrasts between the NLLFS respondents and a matched sample with heterosexual parents indicate similar scores on positive aspects of psychological adjustment van Gelderen et al. Same-sex parent households containing 6—year-old children were identified as those in which the respondent and co-habiting partner had the same gender, and both identified as parents of the SC.
Table 1 provides the demographic characteristics of the matched sample.
Special Report: 3. This study assessed parents and caregivers or teachers about child adjustment using self-report scales, and observations of parent-children interactions while they were playing. This is an unusual strategy because it requires family stability even beyond childhood.
How lesbian and heterosexual parents convey attitudes about gender to their children: The role of gendered environments.
Author information Copyright and License information Disclaimer. Copyright notice. They compared self-report of mothers and children that assessed behavioral problems and social adjustment of them at 10 and 17 years old.