Study: Zero Child Abuse in Lesbian Households
Posted on Nov 10, 2010
Someone call Focus on the Family: A newly published set of findings from a long-running study out of UCLA shows a child abuse rate of zero percent in dual-mommy households. A pool of 78 teenage children with lesbian parents was studied. —KA
The Huffington Post:
The paper found that none of the 78 NLLFS adolescents reports having ever been physically or sexually abused by a parent or other caregiver. This contrasts with 26 percent of American adolescents who report parent or caregiver physical abuse and 8.3 percent who report sexual abuse.
A supporter of two-mom parenting hoists a poster during the annual gay pride parade in Washington, D.C., last June.