#PRIDE2021 — Intergenerational Transmission of Sexuality

Preface.

this research is NOT saying that having an LGBTQIA+ parent means they’ll be raised by their parents to be non-heterosexual. It’s simply saying that sexuality, like height, race, eye color, etc is an intergenerational attribute.

Main Points

Prologue

The L Word literally wrote the intergenerational transmission of sexuality into the storyline 🙌

Gartrell et al., 2019

“The female and male offspring of lesbian parents were significantly more to likely to report same-sex attraction, sexual minority identity, and same-sex experience” — https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10508-019-1434-5

Results (separate analyses for daughters & sons)

Daughter Results

Son Results

Schumm, 2010

Sample (p. 728)

Results

Clear Evidence Sample

lesbian mothers were more likely to include a non-heterosexual child than were families of gay fathers” (p. 730).

Mixed Gender Families

the LGBTQIA+ child was the same sex as their LG parent.

Lesbians’ Transmission of Sexuality > Gay Men’s

Families of lesbian mothers were more likely to include a non-heterosexual child than were families of gay fathers.

Rainbow Picket Fence

Direct quotes from Schumm (2010)

Age & Sexuality

What are your thoughts on this?

Asexuals Can Be Plural

Footnotes.

The End of the Main Content — Thanks for Reading

Sidenotes

(assume direct quotes unless otherwise stated)

Gartrell et al., 2019 — Methodological Notes

Schumm (2010) Meta Analysis Sample

LGB parents = 20.3% of their kids were LGBTQIA+
Heterosexual Parents = 4.3% of their kids were LGBTQIA+

Increasing LGBT Vote

China & India have more LGBTQIA+ people (in absolute number) than any other countries in the world.

Info Found Via Mombian

“moving beyond fear of perpetuating the myth that LGBTQ parents will create LGBTQ kids.“

WHAT ARE THE OPTIONS FOR A LESBIAN TO BECOME A PARENT?

WHAT ARE THE OPTIONS FOR A GAY MAN TO BECOME A PARENT?

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