Sexual identity of 37 children raised by homosexual or transsexual parents.

  title={Sexual identity of 37 children raised by homosexual or transsexual parents.},
  author={R. Green},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  volume={135 6},
  • R. Green
  • Published 1978
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The American journal of psychiatry
The author reports on 37 children who are being raised by female homosexuals or by parents who have changed sex (transsexuals): 21 by female homosexuals, 7 by male-to-female transsexuals, and 9 by female-to-male transsexuals. The children range in age from 3 to 20 years (mean = 9.3) and have lived in the sexually atypical households for 1-16 years (mean = 4.9). Thirty-six of the children report or recall childhood toy, game, clothing, and peer group preferences that are typical for their sex… Expand
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