Lesbian parenting may make a difference

BMJ 2002; 325 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.325.7361.443/b (Published 24 August 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:443
  1. Joy S Holloway, associate specialist in paediatrics. (joy.holloway@btinternet.com)
  1. East Paediatric Team, Geoffrey Rhodes Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 2UZ

    EDITOR—In her editorial on adoption by lesbian couples Golombok gave a favourable interpretation of the research findings that is not universally agreed.1 Even the American Academy of Pediatrics in its technical report about adoption by same sex co-parents sounded a note of caution about the research, saying: “The small and non-representative samples studied and the relatively young age of most of the …

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