Gay Adoption Research Papers

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Same-sex rights In the Declaration of Independence the Founding fathers said that all men are created equal. Therefore no matter your spouse all people should have the right to own their property with their significant other. Also homosexuals should be able to get great health insurance as well as adopt children. Same-sex couples are discriminated against in owning property together. A lot of the couples have to pay higher taxes when they sell or buy a house and there are slim pickings for them to choose from. Although on January 24, 2011 the Department of Housing and Urban Development published a proposal rule that would require “grantees and participants of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) programs to comply with local and …show more content…
There are millions of children who are not adopted worldwide and over 250,000 of those children are in the United States. It is odd that people would want to stop same-sex couples from adopting them. There is no research that shows that anyone adopting from Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer etc, adopting has a negative impact on the children that they adopt. In the Netherlands 8 in 10 partner adoptions are by lesbian women. These children have grown up to lead normal productive lives. There is a lot of talk about homosexuals has a choice to be gay therefore they will turn their children gay. Research has shown you can’t turn someone gay it is more biological. For example, homosexual men tend to have softer voices and lesbian women sometimes have masculine jaw lines. Also, there was a pheromone test showing that homosexual men who smelled women and men shirts reacted more to the male shirts while lesbians reacted to women shirts and heterosexuals reacted to either of the sexes. All of that is biological. Therefore homosexual couples cannot turn the children they adopt gay. Children having two dads or moms still have a normal life. They see their parents like heterosexuals see their parents. Just that a parent that loves them and will protect them and provide a stable home for them as a …show more content…
Not being able to get health insurance because they love the same gender as them is ludicrous. Some may think gay men or just the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Queer, transgender, and other have the highest STDs and STIs. That is not the case. Studies have shown that homosexual men are less likely to have scabies, herpes genitals, and genital warts. In fact “Hispanic and African American women represent less than one-fourth of all United States, but account for more than three- fourths (76%) of AIDS cases” David Salyer. In 1985 seven percent of women reported HIV/AIDS but it went up to 22% in 1997. If a couple has been together for a decade or more or even just a year they would not be able to make medical decisions for their partners. On the other hand common law marriage couples in Quebec can agree to medical care for their partners while same-sex couples cannot even If they identify as a couple and have been together for years. The same-sex partners more than likely would not even be able to go visit them during “family hours” as they may not be considered an immediate family member. Under the federal Defense of Marriage Act same-sex couples had their insurance treated as income and the federal government could tax them on that. In Massachusetts they can prevent the same-sex couples working for federal subsidized employers can be denied health insurance for one of them because they would have

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