In The Case Of A Child Versus Gay Parenting

In The Case Of A Child Versus Gay Parenting

The following update below is a Facebook update where a case is being made for the child born to same-sex parents. All over the world, same-sex couples are getting married and making families, despite several excoriations about their statuses as married people and parents (Hello, Dolce and Gabbana).

Well, here’s a fresh take on the argument against gay parenting. Read below and sound off in the comments section.KD pic 3

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  1. Mohammad
    August 22, 06:13 Reply

    Bullshit. This troll doesn’t even deserve an answer

  2. ambivalentone
    August 22, 07:05 Reply

    He shud ask the children of single parents how they knew about living as a couple na. This world is a struggle already. It’d be wise for the child to pick on meaningful ones than these kind this uncle is harping on

  3. Francis
    August 22, 07:12 Reply

    From documentaries I’ve seen, these kids suffer serious bullying from homophobic school mates. If it were possible, the koko would be to put them in schools that have a zero tolerance policy on all things hate related.

  4. Mitch
    August 22, 07:55 Reply

    All this big grammar to cover the fact that all you’ve said are speculations, abi? Abeg, goan do a research before you come and start talking nonsense in front of my front.

  5. Mandy
    August 22, 08:13 Reply

    I’ve said it before: Every child goes through tough times growing up. Biological children to heterosexual parents, adopted kids, surrogate kids. There’s always the big bad wolf waiting in the form of their peers at school, the playground, church etc. It is left for the parent(s) to ensure that at the end of the day, that child is coming home to the one place he can see as the safest place he/she can be, and that is home, where his loving parents, whether single, gay or straight, is.
    People should not be admonished and forbidden from having children simply because of what people might say or do about how un-traditional their families are. There are all sorts of reasons why children shouldn’t be brought into this world. And gay parenting isn’t one of them.

  6. Canis VY Majoris
    August 22, 10:30 Reply

    WTF is Gay parenting though?
    His questions are valid and deserves appropriate answers from whomever has the time. However, to me parenting has very little to do with the biological composition(s) of the individual or individuals involved. Yes there might be questions raised about same-sex parents but I doubt if it necessarily would translate into any psychological implications for the child. C’MON!!.

    There are only TWO types of parenting.
    1. Good parenting.
    2. Bad parenting.

    Also, isn’t it well known that some infamous serial killers/sociopaths were raised in a ‘traditional’ home. Whilst most successfully renowned individuals in various fields were raised by single parents or orphaned. So remind me why people are having this discussion again?

    • Mitch
      August 22, 11:13 Reply

      A million likes for this comment! ???

    • Pink Panther
      August 22, 15:05 Reply

      Tenkiu!!! This was exactly what I was opining. And the person I was having an argument with accused me of having no compassion for children simply becos I don’t want any. Like seriously, WTF! To have compassion is to advise against potentially good gay parents having kids?

      Wanna know the kicker? This guy I was contending with would like you to believe he’s not homophobic.

  7. Truth
    August 22, 23:52 Reply

    He needs a lesson on lexicology

  8. Chandler B.
    August 23, 08:48 Reply

    For number 1: How would a child JUST EMERGING INTO CONSCIOUSNESS be shocked that his/her parents are of the same sex? Is he/she previously conscious of a norm of only couples of differing sex?

    For number 2: And one only need to unlearn something if it is discovered to be wrong/inhumane (like some people still need to unlearn whatever they were taught was the need for female genital mutilation/circumcision). So the child doesn’t need to unlearn and relearn anything about what should be the ‘true’ sex composition of parenting couples (or any couple for that matter). The child only need to learn that both are (or should be) normal and accepted.

    In addition to the above, take what Canis VY Major is said.

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