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June 5, 2013

Researchers suggest the reason more communication, openness and resilience to outside pressure is why gay families appear more happy

Children brought up by same-sex couples are happier, healthier, and more sociable according to the initial findings from the world’s largest study on the subject.

The research, which studied the wellbeing of 500 children in Australia, found the self-esteem of children and the amount of time they spent with their parents was no different from the rest of the population.

But infants looked after by gay couples scored higher for overall health and family cohesion.

May 7, 2012

Research from Melbourne University aims to be the largest study of its kind

A study from Melbourne University aims to be the largest study of children belonging to same-sex attracted parents, including bisexual and transgender people.

The study aims to investigate the physical, mental and social wellbeing, including bullying and social stigma, of 750 children belonging to 500 parents, according to an article in Sydney Morning Herald.