The Families of Lesbians and Gay Men: A New Frontier in Family Research

@article{Allen1995TheFO,
  title={The Families of Lesbians and Gay Men: A New Frontier in Family Research},
  author={K. Allen and David H. Demo},
  journal={Journal of Marriage and Family},
  year={1995},
  volume={57},
  pages={111-127}
}
To examine the extent to which the family relations of lesbians and gay men are integrated into the family literature, we reviewed over 8,000 articles published between 1980 and 1993 in nine journals that publish family research. Our review shows that research on lesbian and gay families is quite limited, and that, where these families have been studied, they have been problematized and their diversity has been overlooked. We describe and define lesbian and gay families, illustrating their… Expand
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