The studies on children who are raised by gay parents

Wendy Walsh, PhD Relationship & Parenting Expert, explains how studies have shown that kids raised in gay households are more open-minded and well educated
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The studies on children who are raised by gay parents

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You might be surprised to learn that studies are showing that gay and lesbian parents, sometimes have a bit of an advantage over heterosexual parents. The results of the longest longitudinal study of gay and lesbian parents, shows that kids that come out of gay households tend to be less aggressive, they tend to be more nurturing, and they tend to be more open to diversity. Remember, their parents have suffered prejudice and adversity in their own growing up lives, so they want to make sure that their children are open-minded, smart and well-educated.

Wendy Walsh, PhD Relationship & Parenting Expert, explains how studies have shown that kids raised in gay households are more open-minded and well educated

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Wendy Walsh, PhD

Relationship & Parenting Expert

Dr. Wendy Walsh was nominated for an Emmy Award for her work as co-host on The Dr. Phil spinoff, The Doctors TV show. She also hosts Investigation Discovery Network’s “Happily NEVER After,” as well as being part of Dr. Drew’s Behavior Bureau on HLN Network. On CNN and 9 Network, Australia, she breaks down the psychology of sex, love, gender roles, divorce, parenting and other human behaviors. Dr. Wendy is an Adjunct Professor of Psychology at California State University, Channel Islands. She holds a B.A. in Journalism, a Masters degree in Psychology, and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, and is the author of three books and numerous publications, including The 30-Day Love Detox. She appears regularly on The Today Show, CBS This Morning, Good Morning America, The Steve Harvey Show, The O’Reilly Factor, Inside Edition, The Katie Couric Show, Jane Velez-Mitchell, and The View.

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