Gay Parenting Opelika AL
Auburn Therapy703 East Glenn Avenue
School: Auburn University
Year of Graduation: 2005
Years In Practice: 7 Years
Age: Children (6 to 10),Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13),Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults,Elders (65+)
Sliding Scale: No
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
Golden Bets Lpc Counselor
166 N Gay St
703 East Glenn Avenue
Marriage Counseling, Trauma, Anxiety, Depression, Eating Disorders, Military Family Life, Sexual Issues, Sex Addiction
Mcclanahan Michael C Phd/Vocatnl Counslng
1340 Sanders St
189 Foy Student Un
Auburn University Psychological Services
1122 Haley Ctr
Drake Kelly C
318 N College St
Pastoral Care And Counseling Center
2124 Moores Mill Rd
Newbill Linda M Lcsw Bcd
311 N College St
Flowers Johnna Ms Lmft/Ofc
337 E Magnolia Ave
Gay Dad - Parenting Information and Advice for Gay Dads
Useful Resource Sites for Gay Dads
While gay dads have always been around, the past couple of decades have seen them emerging from the closet. Owning up to one's homosexuality always requires courage. However, it is even more difficult for gay dads who may be concerned about the effect of their 'declaration' on their children. There is, after all, the very real fear that their children may become the targets of abuse from people with a prejudice against homosexuality .
These are some facts regarding gay dads:
- With the legal and social stigma against homosexuality lifting, an increasing number of gay dads (and lesbian moms), who have been through a heterosexual marriage, have started coming out about their sexuality.
- Over the last two decades, the number of gay men (and lesbian women), whether single or couples, who are choosing to have children outside socially approved marriage norms, in also on the rise.
- Gay dads are as concerned about their children as heterosexual fathers-whether biological or adoptive-and work equally hard at providing them with a loving and secure home.
- Gay dads (and lesbian moms) continue to come up against hostile attitudes to their parenthood. This is partly in due to a commonly held belief that children of gay parents are more likely to become gays themselves. Research has however shown that there is no truth in this assumption.
Resources for gay dads are amazingly slim. However, here...
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