Rohrbaugh, J. More specifically, we hypothesized that children in planned lesbian families would be less likely to experience themselves as typical members of their gender category gender typicality ; to experience less pressure to conform to traditional gender role expectations especially from their parents ; and to experience their own gender as superior intergroup bias.
This might explain our finding that children in lesbian families feel less parental pressure to conform to gender stereotypes.
K, van Gelderen, L. Lavner, J. All the items of the sexual questioning scale were reverse scored. The importance of understanding these findings in the context of societal heterosexism is discussed. Obviously, the two terms denote significant differences in the the manner by which sexuality develops.
Children in planned lesbian families: a cross-cultural comparison between the USA and the Netherlands. On average, children in both household types showed significant gains in cognitive development and maintained similar levels of behavior problems over time, despite gay and lesbian parents raising children with higher levels of biological and environmental risks prior to adoptive placement.
The implications of these findings are discussed. So I always take everything I read here with a grain of salt. London: Routledge; The results of this comparative study of adoptive families support the need for more methodologically rigorous research that includes gay and lesbian adoptive parents along with heterosexual parents.
There was no statistically significant difference between IHAH3 sizes of male heterosexuals vs.
Kleber, D. Lesbian mothers: Psychosocial assumptions in family law. Lesbian mothers did, however, tend to own their own homes and operate their own businesses at a higher rate than heterosexual mothers. Using a phenomenological approach, the researchers sought to address and explore the attitudes, behaviors, and reported experiences of lesbian mothers, as compared to heterosexual mothers, especially as concerned the aforementioned areas.
Masculinity and femininity: The taboo dimension of national cultures.