civil Rights and Sexual Orientation
Same sex marriage has become legal at the National level. Many states prevented gays from adopting by having laws that only allowed married couples to adopt. What do you think the ramifications of this legal change will be? What do you think will happen with same sex couples adopting? What are some of the ramifications of adoption being legislated at the state level?
- Reading Pertman, A. (2016, March 28) Marriage Equality is the Law, but Assaults on LGBT Parenting (and Much More) Continue. The Huffington Post. Retrieved from http://www.huffingtonpost.com/adam-pertman/marriag…
- Reading: Patterson, C. J. (2006) Children of Lesbian and Gay Parents. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 15(5), 241-244. doi:1111/j.1467-8721.2006.00444.x
- Video: Granderson, LZ (2012). The myth of the gay agenda. TED talk (18 mins) http://www.ted.com/talks/lz_granderson_the_myth_of… (subtitles)