Gay and Lesbian Families

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Greenhaven Press's At Issue series provides a wide range of opinions on individual social issues. Each volume focuses on a specific issue and offers a variety of perspectives-eyewitness accounts, governmental views, scientific analysis, newspaper and magazine accounts, and many more-to illuminate the issue. Extensive bibliographies and annotated lists of relevant organizations point to sources for further research. Enhancing critical thinking skills, each At Issue volume is an excellent research tool to help ...

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Overview

Greenhaven Press's At Issue series provides a wide range of opinions on individual social issues. Each volume focuses on a specific issue and offers a variety of perspectives-eyewitness accounts, governmental views, scientific analysis, newspaper and magazine accounts, and many more-to illuminate the issue. Extensive bibliographies and annotated lists of relevant organizations point to sources for further research. Enhancing critical thinking skills, each At Issue volume is an excellent research tool to help readers understand current social issues and prepare reports.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780737743012
  • Publisher: Gale Group
  • Publication date: 6/12/2009
  • Series: At Issue Series
  • Pages: 128
  • Age range: 16 - 18 Years
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 8.80 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 7

1 Gay Marriage Threatens Families, Children, and Society Robert Benne Gerald McDermott 11

2 Gay Parenting Places Children at Risk: Real Women of Canada's REALity Magazine 16

3 Gay Parenting Does Not Place Children at Risk Leslie Cooper Paul Cates Judith Stacey 23

4 Gay Adoption Should Be Accepted Julian Sanchez 31

5 Gay Adoption Is Not in the Best Interest of Children Ed Vitagliano 44

6 Parents Should Accept Their Gay and Lesbian Children's Sexual Orientation John Pugh 51

7 Parents of a Homosexual Child Should Uphold Own View of Homosexuality Joe Dallas 60

8 Gay Marriage in California Establishes Equal Rights: Los Angeles Times Opinion Column 69

9 Gay Marriage in California Harms Society David R. Usher 73

10 Supporting Gay "Couples" Restricts Resources Available to Families National Observer Staff 80

11 Greater Acceptance and Support Helps Gay Families Jane E. Brody 87

Organizations to Contact 92

Bibliography 96

Index 99

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