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July 4, 2014

New research concludes the children of same-sex parent households achieve above average scores in terms of health and wellbeing, but can still be prone to discrimination

A new study conducted in Australia has concluded  the children of same-sex families score above average when it comes to health and wellbeing – although they may still be sensitive to the effects of discrimination.

December 21, 2012

The University of Melbourne claims gay women can stop symptoms of depression if they have children

An Australian study has found gay women are more likely to drink excessively as a result of depression.

The University of Melbourne studied the correlation between excessive drinking, recreational drug use and the mental health among lesbians 18 years and over.

Professor Ruth McNair found lesbian, bisexual and transgender women are two to three times more likely to experience depression and anxiety, Australian News reports.