"We Told Them That We Are Both Really Involved Parents": Sexual Minority and Heterosexual Adoptive Parents' Engagement in School Communities.

@inproceedings{Goldberg2017WeTT,
  title={"We Told Them That We Are Both Really Involved Parents": Sexual Minority and Heterosexual Adoptive Parents' Engagement in School Communities.},
  author={Abbie Elizabeth Goldberg and Kaitlin A. Black and Melissa H. Manley and Reihonna L. Frost},
  year={2017}
}
ABSTRACTThe current qualitative study examines how parents’ sexual orientation, gender, and other social locations intersect to shape their experiences with and connection to their children’s school communities. We applied thematic analysis to interview data from 90 adoptive parents in 45 couples (15 lesbian, 15 gay, 15 heterosexual) in the USA, whose children were mostly in preschool and kindergarten. Parents reported being involved in a variety of ways (e.g. school committees, donations). Gay… CONTINUE READING

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