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Family Life

  • Juan Battle
  • Antonio (Jay) PastranaJr
  • Angelique Harris
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Abstract

The issue of family is a complicated one indeed. All too often, the discussion of family life within LGBT populations is reduced to same-sex marriage. This chapter expands that discussion to include broader issues such as support within families, relationships, and children.

Keywords

Family Family life Relationships Children Same-sex marriage Marriage 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Juan Battle
    • 1
  • Antonio (Jay) PastranaJr
    • 2
  • Angelique Harris
    • 3
  1. 1.Graduate CenerCity University of New YorkNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.John Jay College of Criminal JusticeCity University of New YorkNew YorkUSA
  3. 3.Marquette UniversityMilwaukeeUSA

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