Adoption by homosexual couples has been a frequent debate issue among foreign countries since the

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Adoption by homosexual couples has been a frequent debate issue among foreign countries since the past decade. At the end of 2013, same-sex marriage is officially legalized in sixteen countries including thirty-one cities in the world and is now pending in other 13 places (Marriage Equality around the World). One of the main concerns is whether children raised in homosexual family are socially disadvantaged or psychologically impaired due to the unnatural environment. This essay will firstly address some supportive views towards homosexual adoption then provide the respective opposing arguments to demonstrate the unrighteousness of gay couple adoption. Skeptics claim that existing scientific evidences show that homosexuality is somehow…show more content…
Though it is undeniable that parents’ attitude, care and support are exclusively essential to a child’s development, it is unjustified to assure that homosexual parents are as good as heterosexual ones because men and women indeed process distinctive traits which are solely beneficial to upbringing a child. Men is more masculine thus fathers are generally less tolerant to wrongs due to pride and a sense of justice and children will suffer if they are nurtured only by men. On the other hand, women are generally more emotional and serene due to their inborn motherly protectiveness and thus can help temper the impulses of man and stabilize the upbringing of the kids. Only could children develop correct concepts about gender roles when they are raised in a family consists of a male father and a female mother. Some organizations such as the American Psychological Association and American Medical Association hold an affirmative stand towards same-sex parenting since it is believed that what harm children are prejudice and social intolerance instead of homosexual parenting as it is not wrong nor harmful itself. Despite the fact that same-sex parents might

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