In everyday life, words such as love and nurturing are used. Parents of either sexuality understand a common goal, raising children requires care. Children with homosexual parents receive the same love as children of heterosexual parents. Oppressors state that the children will live horrible lives if raised in a homosexual environment. The fact is not all homosexual families face the same disapproval, and the same goes for heterosexual families; not everyone is going to like them. Children allowed the ability to learn from other children on how their family works could really help the parents understand same-sex couples better. As stated by Ellen C. Perrin and the American Academy of Pediatrics, “ Children may satisfy people’s desire t...
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