Gay Male Parenting in Canada Because of entrenched stereotypes, social acceptance of gay men as fathers, especially those who adopt their children, is far from universal. Common concerns are that children of gay men will be stigmatized, that the children of homosexual fathers are more likely to become homosexual themselves, and that gay males are likely to be sexual predators who may even molest their own children or their children’s friends. These assumptions are not attached to lesbian parents because of the fact that, as lesbians have the option of insemination and the opportunity to give birth to their own genetic offspring, they are thus are more trusted in the role of mother. Despite research to the contrary, these myths continue. In...The end:
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