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The authors discuss limitations in the definitions, samples, and analyses of the studies to date.
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In a review of 21 studies, Judith Stacey and Timothy Biblarz found that researchers frequently downplay findings indicating difference regarding gay parent gender, sexual preferences and behavior, suggesting that gay parent environment of heterosexism has hampered scientific inquiry in the area.
Joint adoption by same-sex couples is legal in 27 countries and in some sub-national territories.
Same-sex couples have been able to adopt a child jointly since This 4th report from a longitudinal study of U. These cases are amongst many legal custody battles fought by trans parents whereby U.