10 doctors weighed in:
Do all kids of gay parents turn gay?
10 doctors weighed in

Dr. Sara Gonzalez
Pediatrics
4 doctors agree
In brief: No
Just as straight parents can raise gay children, gay parents can raise straight children.

In brief: No
Just as straight parents can raise gay children, gay parents can raise straight children.
Dr. Sara Gonzalez
Dr. Sara Gonzalez
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
4 doctors agree
In brief: Of Course Not
Why someone is gay is truly not known.
What is known is that not all kids raised by gay parents are gay. The general trend appears to be the same as that of the general population.

In brief: Of Course Not
Why someone is gay is truly not known.
What is known is that not all kids raised by gay parents are gay. The general trend appears to be the same as that of the general population.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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Dr. Henry Ng
Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: No
Studies on the children of same sex parents have not shown that the children are more likely be gay or lesbian compared to those raised by opposite sex parents.
Interestingly, adolescents raised by same sex parents have been found as psychologically healthy than those raised by opposite sex parents. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20530080.

In brief: No
Studies on the children of same sex parents have not shown that the children are more likely be gay or lesbian compared to those raised by opposite sex parents.
Interestingly, adolescents raised by same sex parents have been found as psychologically healthy than those raised by opposite sex parents. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20530080.
Dr. Henry Ng
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Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Emergency Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
The chances of having a gay son are exactly the same for gay and straight fathers.
2% of all first sons are gay. That percentage goes up for each subsequent son born to the same mother if they are right handed. but not if left handed. This seems to indicate that sexuality is determined in utero perhaps by mom's antibodies. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z6zPh97qYd4

In brief: No
The chances of having a gay son are exactly the same for gay and straight fathers.
2% of all first sons are gay. That percentage goes up for each subsequent son born to the same mother if they are right handed. but not if left handed. This seems to indicate that sexuality is determined in utero perhaps by mom's antibodies. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z6zPh97qYd4
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
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