A study has found that children growing up with gay parents are on average happier than those raised by straight parents.
The preliminary findings from the Australian study from the University of Melbourne, further dispelled the idea that children do better with opposite sex parents, rather than being raised by a gay couple.
Dr Simon Crouch, the lead researcher, said there were a lot of strongly-held beliefs on what made up a family.
“Our research does not support this. There are a lot of same sex families where there isn’t a mother figure or there isn’t a father figure and we find that the children are doing really well,” he said. Read more »