Tag Archives: same-sex couples

Why same-sex parents have healthier and happier kids

TweetSorry, bitter homophobes. It turns out having two mommies or two daddies doesn’t make you a sick and unhappy child. A new study not only debunks this claim but suggests that kids raised by lesbian or gay parents score better when it comes to measures like family cohesion and general health. And the potential reason may [...]
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Louisiana passes bill limiting surrogacy to married (heterosexual) couples

Tweet For today’s dose of anti-choice fuckery… A bill has successfully passed the Louisiana House that requires “intended parents” to be married in order to be eligible for surrogacy. The bill states:  “‘Intended parents’ means married persons who contribute their gametes to be used in assisted reproduction, and who enter into an enforceable gestational surrogacy contract, as [...]
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Quick Hit: Same-sex couple wins high school’s cutest couple

Tweet In the midst of so much daunting coverage of queer youth, including homelessness rates and suicides, this really warms my heart. Brad and Dylan won the sacred “Cutest Couple” title for their senior class this year. According to HuffPo, they are the first same-sex couple to win the title at their school. And not [...]
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Quick hit: You can have all the sexes, ultimately, it’s good parenting that matters

Tweet Yup, a new study released in Great Britain finds that children of same-sex parents are thriving. Via Think Progress, the study by the British Association of Adoption and Fostering released today has found that concerns about same-sex families are “unfounded.” The report released by the British Association of Adoption and Fostering (BAAF) details the experiences of 130 [...]
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