Does every kid really need a mother and a father?

Pundits never tire of saying that all children need a mother and father... but is there any truth to the claim? Erm... no.

Pundits never tire of saying that all children need a mother and father... but is there any truth to the claim? Erm... no.

Pundits never tire of saying that all children need a mother and father... but is there any truth to the claim? Erm... no.

Pundits never tire of saying that all children need a mother and father… but is there any truth to the claim? Erm… no.

You hear it all the time from anti-gay groups: Children deserve — and need — a mom and a dad. But how true is the claim? What does the science say about same-sex parents? How do they compare to straight parents at the end of the day? And are they as statistically likely to have really embarrassing taste in music?

Matt Baume breaks it all down for you.

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