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Children of Same Sex Couples Speak Out

TOPIC: Children of Same Sex Couples Speak Out
Robert Oscar Lopez, Kathy Faust, Denise Shick, Dawn Stefanowicz

Over 10 years after the Massachusetts State Supreme Court Goodridge decision was rendered which proclaimed gay marriage legal, the children of same sex parents have been silenced.

“When will the voices of the children of these unions be heard?” asks a group of authors and scholars, all raised by gay or lesbian parents. Given the likelihood that the scientific community has studied, often with taxpayer funding, virtually every nuance and permutation of groups and their relations based on race, ethnicity, gender, religion, income, age and other configurations, their apparent lack of curiosity regarding the social phenomena of gay marriage is a fascinating illustration of an absence of scientific objectivity and integrity. Continue Reading →