Lesbian family study

25th June 2010 at 01:00
The children of lesbian parents outscore their peers on academic and social tests

The children of lesbian parents outscore their peers on academic and social tests, according to results from what is said to be the longest- running study of same-sex families. The National Longitudinal Lesbian Family Study, which began in 1986, based its findings on 78 children aged 17, born to lesbian couples, and compared them with adolescents from similar educational and financial backgrounds, born to heterosexual parents.

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