Having children is a dream come true for most couples, who are we to say that it is wrong for the same sex couples to want the same thing? In some ways, maybe same sex adoption has benefits that will prove it to be a morally right set up for those children looking for loving homes to belong to. After all, it is never morally wrong to want to give a child a place to live where he is loved unconditionally right? Let's admit it, not all heterosexual parents chose to become parents. Some of them became parents by accident. Such situations result in unwanted children whose existence is sometimes only slightly better than living in hell. On the other hand, same sex couples choose to become parents. It is because of this motivation that we can be assured that they will always be morally responsible for their actions when it comes to their children. According to experts like Abby Goldberg (As cited in Pappas, 2012), gay parents are usually more motivated than their heterosexual counterparts because they made the choice to become parents. As such the perception that same sex couples only want to have “designer babies” is based upon misinformation. The same sex couples have a full understanding of their responsibilities as parents and what to expect when they have children. They have a much deeper understanding and commitment to the life of the child that they will be raising than most heterosexual couples do. These children have the advantage of growing up in a home that has open-mindedness, tolerance and role models for equitable relationships as part of its lifestyle. Therefore the children will grow up having a deeper understanding of social issues and a ready acceptance for anything that others might view as out of the ordinary. Children raised in gay households are no different from their heterosexual counterparts. If anything, they grow up with more empathy towards other people because they do not find themselves constrained by gender stereotypes (Blooms, 2011). Instead, they prove to be well adjusted individuals who have a serious insight about life and the responsibilities that it entails. Let us not forget that there are thousands of unwanted children lined up in adoption agencies who are in need of a home. Homosexual parents are more than willing to give children that heterosexual parents pass on a good and loving environment to be raised in. Children all deserve to be raised in loving homes by people who only want what is best for them. But unlike straight couples who tend to pick the best of the litter (if one were to compare babies to dogs), same sex couples do not care about the shortcomings of a child. In a report by the LA5 Champions for Children, they discovered that (2012): “Research by the Evan P. Donaldson Adoption Institute found that gays and lesbians tend to adopt children who are typically difficult to place: minorities, special needs children, and kids older than 6... . “ All that matters to them, is that they have the chance to be parents to a child who would not have a chance in life otherwise. Maybe it is because the same sex parents have to overcome adversity and judgment themselves that is why they are able to offer the kind of love and care that these less than ideal babies and children would not get from traditional parent couples. Now that leads the a question that is normally asked of parents. What exactly makes a good parent? Does being a good parent mean that a child has a set of heterosexual pare
Same Sex Adoption is Morally Right With the United States Supreme Court caught in the legal battle over the definition of marriage and the legality of same sex marriages, one cannot help but wonder as to what kind of outcome the results of this debate may have for children adopted by same sex couples…
The twenty first century is an era when every human being is well aware of their rights. This is a period when every individual has analyzed the fact that they can lead their lives according to their choice and opt for what they want.
The idea of same sex marriage affects wide areas such as domestic affairs, employee benefits, and government allowance and inheritance rights. Lately, the argument of same sex marriage has grown up to a global issue which does not have an amicable solution.
In the US, gays and lesbians are yet to be accepted by people as healthy part of the society. Homosexuals experience rejection and negative attitude from people around them (Pastorino and Doyle-Portillo 459). Hence, they are not able to participate openly in many of the social programs and institutions.
However, those who have a homosexual orientation experience a wide range of obstacles and dilemmas when it comes to participating in social institutions such as marriage, family, and parenting. In the United States today, gays and lesbians are still to be accepted by a majority of the people as a functional part of society.
One of the major reasons why same sex marriage is becoming entrenched in liberal societies is the desire to accord all people equal freedoms to pursue happiness in all areas of human endeavor, including marriages and intimate relationships (Wald 384). However, this development has adversely affected the family set up.
They wish families to be redefined from the normal mother, father, and child unit to a mom-mother, or father-father, and child unit. This is an unacceptable move and is viewed by most as being morally wrong due to a number of socially acceptable reasons. This paper is being presented in an effort to clearly and accurately present the factual data pertaining to the reasons as to why same sex adoptions must be considered morally wrong.
Still, the modern world is gradually accepting same-sex marriages because the same is related to personal interest and sexual orientation. Thesis statement: The issues related to same sex marriage prove that the same is accepted as a deviation in sexual interest and individual difference by liberal thinkers and activists, religious people and moralists hesitate to accept the same, but impartial evaluation proves that individuals must be allowed to take independent decisions on sexual interest and marriage.
Also known in other significant terms such as gay marriage, gender-neutral marriage, or equal marriage, same-sex marriage has become one of the most researched topics and several articles have been written on the various issues concerning the issue. In one such significant articles on the topic, Charlene Gomes's "The Need for Full Recognition of Same-Sex Marriage' advocates that "the time has come to expand marriage to include same-sex couples.
Marriages are made in Heaven, they say. Rightly so, but the marriages between man and woman. No religion in the world supports marriage within the same sex. Same sex marriages or gay marriages became a topic of controversy in the late 1990s or early 2000s. History does show a record of same sex desire or unions between men, usually of varying ages.