Raising kids in same sex relationships

Sara Dimerman in conversation with Alison Tedder and Diane Flacks. Over the course of this episode you will learn more about:

  • Whether children being raised in same sex relationships typically see themselves and their family structure as being different to their peers
  • How children may voice their feelings and how same sex parents can prepare for their questions
  • How acceptance from extended family eg grandparents, impacts on the adult children and grandchildren, for example
  • Whether male same sex parents have a more difficult time with societal expectations and stereotypes than female co parents
  • Whether and how school administrators and teachers accommodate for the difference in family structure within families of children being raised by same sex parents
  • How same sex parents can advocate on behalf of their children and family to raise awareness -within schools and communities – and offer suggestions for change if necessary
  • Local and national supports for same sex parents raising children