May 21, 2013
Memo to Mitt Romney: Lesbians Make Great Parents
Posted on Nov 1, 2012
It should come as no surprise to the non-bigoted crowd that the results of a new study show that lesbians make wonderful parents.
Well, gosh, that sounds like every other normal, well-adjusted teen. But just to be clear, this isn’t the first time such findings have been discovered about lesbian parents. A study from 2010 that appeared in the journal Pediatrics found that children of lesbian parents might even be doing better than their peers. According to that study, they:
Someone forward these studies to Mitt Romney stat! The Republican presidential nominee thinks—as evidenced in the video from 2005 below—that “it’s not right on paper and not right in fact” for same-sex couples to have children. Though based on these studies (and, uh ... common sense), what’s clear here is the only thing “not right in fact” is Romney’s assertion.
Oh, and in case that’s not enough for Romney, he should be introduced to Zach Wahls, a young man from Iowa who was raised by two lesbian parents and appears to be doing just fine.
—Posted by Tracy Bloom.
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