Children with Lesbian Parents: A Community Study

Children with Lesbian Parents: A Community Study

The article discusses the quality of relationships between lesbian mothers and their children.

Author: Susan Golombok PhD, MSc, BSc, Beth Perry PhD, RN, Amanda Burston PhD, Clare Murray PhD, Julie Mooney-Somers PhD Source: American Psychological Association Journal: Developmental Psychology Journal Details: Vol: 39 Issue: 1, pages 20 - 33 Origin Country: United States Publish Date: 2003 Publication City: Washington, DC Languages: .Resource Type: , .Resource Topics: .Target Audiences: , . Last Modified: 2009-08-12

The authors examine the quality of parent-child relationships and the socio-emotional and gender development of a community sample of 7-year old children with lesbian parents. The findings confirm previous investigations showing positive mother-child relationships and well-adjusted children.