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Gay Families Really Do Nix The ‘Traditional’ Aspect Of Parenting, Don’t They?

Researchers found more equality in parenting roles in same-sex relationships than they did in hetero ones, with both fathers or both mothers adopting the “traditional” gender role duties of housework and cooking, or breadwinning and nurturing. “It is not uncommon for the biological capacity of mothers – childbearing, breastfeeding, nurturing – to be used as the rationale for women’s more limited participation in the workforce and their primary role as homemaker,” says Jennifer Power, of La Trobe University, one of the study’s co-authors. And it is not uncommon for the biological capacity of fathers to be used as the rationale for why they always step out on their wives, so there!

On:           Dec 30, 2010
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    • randy

      May I suggest the fruit platter to these ladies…..

      Dec 30, 2010 at 10:07 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Jack

      @Randy — unnecessary and rude. Shame on you.

      Dec 30, 2010 at 11:41 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Pitou

      @randy: For real, Prick. Who doesn’t love Bears?

      Dec 30, 2010 at 11:56 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Brandy

      @Randy — I suggest the douche bag to you

      Dec 31, 2010 at 12:49 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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