The gay fathers in this study are participative parents who
Gay Parents and Community Groups One of the rarely discussed costs of gay parenthood — a happy cost it should be said — is that same-sex parents spend more time on average working with community groups.
At a time when there are many children waiting to be adopted, but a shortage of suitable adopters, the positive findings regarding the gay adoptive families in this study suggest that there exists a largely untapped pool of potential adoptive parents.
Each parent was administered an audio-recorded standardized interview that lasted approximately 1.
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American Sociological Review, 66 2 , Claire , his wife, is an uptight stay-at-home mother who has become bored in her role in the family. Results indicate that the prevalence of physical and sexual abuse in these children was lower than national norms.