Essay on Should Homosexual Couples Be Allowed to Adopt Children?

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One of the issues that are argued everywhere in the United States of America the most today is whether gay or lesbian couples should be allowed to adopt children. People have different opinions on this kind of issue because some may think, for instance, that child who is raised by gay parents will turn out gay, and so on. However, people forget about children's happiness although they believe that children will be happier with straight and "normal" people. Who said so? Why do people decide for a kid? Also, how are straight couples are "normal" and gay couples are not? Some people believe that children of gay parents will eventually turn out to be homosexual as well. But no one just turns gay or lesbian, it's either…show more content…
Children are better off with actually growing up with real family and real parents. If it comes to define what "real parents" mean, in my opinion, it is when parents love and want and can take care of the child. Some people argue that children who are raised by gay or lesbian couple will be unhappy because of their parents' sexual orientation. For example, other kids at school will make fun of them because their parents are gay. Although it is true and they will be made fun of in middle or even high school but they are just kids. I think that once they grow up they eventually will get used to their parents' choice and actually like it that way and be proud rather than ashamed. For instance, although it is a bit different it has a point, in "Gay and Ready to Marry" by Suneel Khanna, he talks about how his mom approved that he is gay and got used to it rather than her being ashamed of Khanna's sexual orientation. She believes in him, and she still loves him no matter what. A lot of people argue that children who are raised by gay or lesbian parents will turn out to be gay as well. Somehow they came up with that argument. My opinion about it is negative because gay and lesbian men and women are borned that way. For instance, in "A More Perfect Union: Reservations about Gay Marriage" by Dennis O'Brien, he talked about nature of gay people and stated that Bruce Bawer said that: "To say that someone approves
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