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Children of Lesbian and Gay Parents.

Patterson, Charlotte J.

Abstract: Reviews research regarding the sexual identity, personal development, and social relationships of children of gay and lesbian parents. To date, there is no evidence that the development of children of gay and lesbian parents is compromised relative to the development of children of heterosexual parents. (BC)

Title: Children of Lesbian and Gay Parents.
Author: Patterson, Charlotte J.
Journal Citation: Child Development, v63 n5 p1025-42 Oct 1992
ISSN: 0009-3920
Publication Year: 1992
Document Type: Journal Article (080); Review Literature (070)
Target Audience: Practitioners and Community
ERIC Identifier: EJ453402
Clearinghouse Identifier: PS519805
Available from: UMI
This document is NOT available from the ERIC Document Reproduction Service (EDRS).

Descriptors: * Child Development; Comparative Analysis; * Family Environment; * Homosexuality; * Lesbianism; Literature Reviews; * Parent Child Relationship; Sex Role; Sexual Identity; Social Development

Identifiers: Nontraditional Lifestyles

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