scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 2,009
Adoption Rights for Gays and Lesbians Just a few years ago most children grew up in a traditional or nuclear family which refers to the conjugal household consisting of a husband a wife and their dependent children whose relationships are traditionally recognized by the American family law Yet in todays society fewer and fewer American households are daresay traditional families The constant societal changes have brought about the rise of alternative or nontraditional families many of which include group living unmarried cohabitation and single-parent families---all of which are mutually interdependent households but not recognized as so by the American family law As part of these alternative or nontraditional families in the past decade we have begun to see a sharp rise in the number of lesbian and gay men forming their own families through adoption foster care artificial insemination and other means So why are lesbians and gays still being repressed Why are they being denied the right to adopt Why is it that there are still countless states across the United States who however hold very stringent laws regarding lesbians gays and adoption Living in a society like the one we live in today very healthily promotes diversity and acceptance yet unjustly contradicts itself and sanctions the same advocacy material---but contrary to popular belief and assumptions gays and lesbians can be equally as good at parenting as heterosexuals Through the chaos of myths and stereotypes gays have come a long way at battling a society that can at times be cruel insensitive and intolerant Amongst the myths and stereotypes is the present notion that lesbians and gay men are unfit to be parents Yet in looking at and evaluating all of the research to date the same unequivocal conclusion about gay parenting has been reached that the children of lesbian and gay parents grow as successfully as the children of heterosexual parents In fact not a single study has found that the
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA