The Kids Are Alright: 10 Facts About Kids Raised by LGBT Parents

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LGBT couples prove time and time again that there are many ways to make a family -- because ultimately, love is love. As the number of children in households headed by an LGBT couple increases, so does the amount of research into how growing up in an LGBT family impacts kids. And it's all great news.

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The short and sweet answer is that the kids, by most measures, are alright: loved, healthy, and psychologically healthy. 

The longer answer is that there may be some surprising advantages to growing up in an LGBT family. Let's check out 10 facts that may surprise you about LGBT families and why, at the end of the day, we can be confident that family is family. 

 

 

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