Myth 6: Same sex parents harm children.

This myth is part of a broader demand that all families be traditional in nature, as in: one dad, one mom and their children.


  • LGBTQ people cannot be trusted with children.
  • Children living with LGBTQ people will become LGBTQ.
  • LGBTQ people are not good role models for children.


  • A parents’ sexual orientation is much less important than having loving and nurturing parents.

  • No legitimate research has demonstrated that same-sex couples are any more or any less harmful to children than heterosexual couples.


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