Homosexual Adoption Essays

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Homosexual Adoption
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Business Communication and Critical Thinking
01/27/2013

Homosexual Adoption
Adoption is an intervention for at risk kids, who are in need of supportive and loving families. There are many children without homes, why not allow homosexual parents to welcome these children into a nurturing environment. A loving and supportive family is a detrimental ingredient needed to provide good parenting to orphaned children. Research suggests that gender identity, or sexual orientation does not affect a person’s ability to parent.
UCLA conducted a study that compared children who were adopted out of foster care by homosexual couples, and heterosexual couples, and tracked their progress over time. The researchers
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He believes that children raised by same sex couples fare less well than children raised in stable homes with a mother and a father. Researchers interviewed 68 women with gay or bisexual fathers and 68 women with heterosexual fathers. The women with gay or bisexual fathers were less comfortable with closeness and intimacy; were less able to trust and depend on others; and they experienced more anxiety in relationships compared to the women raised by heterosexual fathers. Deliberately depriving a child of a father or a mother harms the child. Social science research supports this view. Adoptive children have experienced early-life abandonment trauma and should be protected from additional trauma by being exposed to a cruel social experiment (Fitzgibbons, 2011).
Dr. Fitzgibbons article shows bias, prejudice, and lacks validity. The views presented in Dr. Fitzgibbons article are based from social science research conducted by his physiatrist experience that included consulting with adoptive and foster children for several years, and treating adoptive children for almost 35 years. The results and views of his article are in direct controversy to hundreds of studies regarding homosexual parenting of adopted children.
An analysis of fifteen studies involving 500 homosexual parents by Tufts-New England Medical Center in Boston concluded that children from same-sex parents do just as well as children from

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