What studies of the American Academy of Pediatrics and Cambridge University say about same-sex parenting?

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Some people argue that a child needs a mother and father in their home so two same-sex parents won’t do as good a job at bringing up a child. In fact, a survey carried out by Barnardo’s found that a third of Britons believed that heterosexual couples were better parents than homosexual couples. However, in 2006, the American Academy of Pediatrics concluded that after 25 years of research they had found, “no relationship between parents’ sexual orientation and any measure of a child’s emotional, psychological and behavioral adjustment”. This shows that having a secure, emotionally stable home is what affects the child, not the sexuality of the child’s parents. The American Psychological Association said, “not a single study has found children of gay or lesbian parents to be disadvantaged in any significant respect relative to children of heterosexual parents.” They then concluded that...
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