Same Sex Marriages1

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Same-Sex Marriages “Alex knows that his family is unusual, to say nothing about his conception. In 1982, a family friend bicycled an oyster jar of his own sperm over to Bonnies' [Tinker] house. [Bonnie] She administered the insemination herself. Alex [Tinker] considers Bonnie and Sara [Graham] his parents. But the father occasionally takes Alex--along with his own children--hiking or biking” (Shapiro and Gregory 2). This example is a prime reason of unacceptable behavior carried on by same-sex …

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…noticeable in the case of Josh Gehman, when he had to explain to his fiancé about his homosexual parents. He stated “My marriage fell apart over my wives discomfort with her lesbian in-laws” (Shapiro and Gregory 2). Many critics are also arguing that children of gay parents have a higher tendency to become gay themselves. Michael Bailey from Northwestern University says, “they are finding rates on the order of 10% of the offspring of gay parents wh