LGBT Families

  • Elena Vittoria Longhi
  • Giorgio Franco
  • Fulvio Colombo


When dealing with an LGBT family, it is necessary to set aside one’s own cultural and social prejudices and to review the individual and his/her family from a systemic point of view, avoiding generalizations or designating them a minority issue. Studies confirm similar aspects of sexual growth, development, and identity among same-sex parent children and heterosexual parent children.


Gay family Gay and lesbian family constitution The internal report of the lesbian or gay couple The donor 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Elena Vittoria Longhi
    • 1
  • Giorgio Franco
    • 2
  • Fulvio Colombo
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Urology Sexual Medical CenterSan Raffaele HospitalMilanoItaly
  2. 2.Department of UrologySapienza UniversityRomeItaly
  3. 3.Andrology UnitSant’Orsola University HospitalBolognaItaly

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