Issues Facing Gay Dads

 

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Families headed by gay fathers have unique issues. Join our panel of three experienced dads and one counselor to talk about these issues and how they have handled them.

 

+ Highlights of the show (click to expand)

  • Is the gayby boom real or a figment of the media’s imagination?
  • Is their prejudice against gays and lesbians with surrogacy agencies and attorneys?
  • Can homosexuals adopt internationally?
  • Can gay couples adopt a baby domestically?
  • What are the challenges to gays adopting?
  • How can gay fathers provide female role models and mothering figures for their children?
  • Are children of LGBT parents teased in school?
  • Should a gay parent come out to their child’s teacher at the beginning of the year?
  • How do LGBT parents handle sleep overs? Do they find that other parents are hesitant to let their children sleep over?
  • How can you prepare your kids for the social prejudice against gays?
  • How have your older children handled coming out to their friends about their parent’s sexual orientation?
  • What issues do gay fathers face when raising a girl?
  • Do adolescent children of gay parents have a harder time with determining their sexual orientation?
  • Do adolescent children of gay parents act out more sexually to prove their heterosexuality?

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