CNBC reports that a University of Melbourne study purports to show that children of same-sex parents have above average health and well-being.
The research was based on data from the Australian Study of Child Health in Same-Sex Families, which involved input from 315 same-sex parents and 500 children. Of these, 80 percent had female parents while 18 percent had male partners.
Among the conclusions were that Australian children with same-sex attracted parents scored higher than population samples on a number of parent-reported measures of child health. Also, perceived stigma is negatively associated with mental health.