Kids With Lesbian Parents Report Higher Self-Esteem Than Kids With Heterosexual Parents
Williams Institute In the News
By Cavan Sieczkowski
February 25, 2014
Same-sex parents might still have an uphill battle to forge, but a new study seems to provide a helpful push in the right direction.
In a study billed as the first to compare adolescent-parent relationships and adolescent well-being in intact lesbian and heterosexual families, children of lesbians reported having higher self-esteem and lower conduct problems than those of heterosexual couples.
“By controlling for variables that might otherwise impact child outcomes, this study provides ….