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The world’s largest study
on same sex parenting find that the kids are doing much more than alright, as it relates to their peers. The Australian study found that the children had higher scores
on measures of general behavior, general health and family cohesion compared to heterosexual families. Dr. Simon Crouch
believes that an emphasis on skills, as opposed to traditional gender roles, accounted for the survey's results.
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A lot has changed since 1990, the year the World Health Organization released the last version of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Human Problems (ICD-10
). The working group assigned to review the diagnoses based primarily on sexual orientation for the ICD-11, due out in 2017, recommended
that that those categories be removed entirely; they are not merely useless, but harmful.
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