But there were some differences, too. A review of the research examining the impact of marriage denial on the health and wellbeing of gay men and lesbians conceded that marriage equality is a profoundly complex and nuanced issue. Inthe American Psychological Association released a brief reviewing research on same-sex parenting. But this is entirely inappropriate for making the case for same-sex "marriage. Heterosexuals were roughly similar to lesbian, gay, and bisexual persons, with the exception of education lesbian, gay, and bisexual persons were more educated and English being the primary language spoken at home lesbian, gay, and bisexual persons were more likely to live in homes where English was the primary language. In any case, the law has until now taken for granted that marriage is an institutional bond between a man and a woman.
Fatherhood is similarly demeaned and reduced to the supply of sperm.
The gay people against gay marriage
California Health Interview Survey. The UN charter, however, is couched in terms of marriage being a right for men and women to form families. Republish our articles for free, online or in print, under Creative Commons licence. Being in a legally recognized same-sex relationship, marriage in particular, appeared to diminish mental health differentials between heterosexuals and lesbian, gay, and bisexual persons. Conservatives prevail to hold back the tide on same-sex marriage. Beyond Good and Evil?
An extension of this is upholding the institution of marriage as between and man and a woman. Married heterosexuals were less distressed than either of these groups. Future studies are needed to examine how marriage dissolution and many other confounding variables might be associated with sexual minority mental health. From a metaphysical point of view, this requires us to understand what enables something to be considered of the same species. And to join that debate one must appeal, by moral argument, to grounds that transcend the law as it now exists.