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Promoting the well-being of children whose parents are gay or lesbian.

Promoting the well-being of children whose parents are gay or lesbian.

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Source: Pediatrics. 2013 Apr;131(4):827-30.

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Date of publication: April, 2013

Publication type: Journal article; Practice guideline

In a nutshell: This policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)endorses supports access for all children to (1) civil marriage rights for their parents and (2) willing and capable foster and adoptive parents, regardless of the parents’ sexual orientation.

Length of publication: 4 pages journal article

Some important notes: This article is available via Open Athens username/password. In case you experience difficulty accessing item please ask your local health librarian to locate this for you.

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