News & Notes
Included here are upcoming and past presentations done by NLLFS researchers, as well as media interviews, and news stories that reference NLLFS and/or its studies.
Upcoming & Past Presentations
U.S. and Dutch Population-based Comparisons: Same- vs. Different-sex Parent Families
Organizer: Women in Medicine
Title of Presentation: U.S. and Dutch Population-based Comparisons: Same- vs. Different-sex Parent Families
Authors: Drs. Gartrell and Bos
Event Dates: May 31–June 4, 2017
Location: Burlington, Vt., U.S.A.
Opportunities and Challenges in Conducting Research on Same-Sex Parent Families
Organizer: International Convention of Psychological Science (ICPS)
Title of Presentation: Opportunities and Challenges in Conducting Research on Same-Sex Parent Families
Authors: Drs. Bos and Gartrell
Event Dates: March 23–25, 2017
Location: Vienna, Austria
Presentation at Mathematica Policy Research
Organizer: Mathematica Policy Research
Title of Presentation: The Health and Well-being of Adolescents with Lesbian Mothers: Findings from the U.S. National Longitudinal Lesbian Family Study
Authors: Drs. Gartrell and Bos et al.
Event Dates: October 11, 2016
Location: Washington, D.C.
United Press International (UPI) - More evidence gay parents raise well-adjusted kids April 19, 2016
by Maureen Salamon, HealthDay News
Dr. Gartrell speaks about the uniqueness of the new study "Same-Sex and Different-Sex Parent Households and Child Health Outcomes."
CNN - 'No differences' between children of same-sex and opposite-sex parents April 15, 2016
by Nadia Kounang
Dr. Gartrell is interviewed about their new study that found the children of same-sex parents are just as healthy emotionally and physically as the children of different-sex parents.
Science Daily - For kids raised in stable families, no difference in well-being with same-sex versus different-sex parents April 12, 2016
Drs. Bos and Gartrell comment on their recent study from the April Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics.
Mentions In the News
New York Times - Heterosexuals Deserve Our Support September 28, 2017
The NLLFS study Psychological Adjustment of 17-Year-Old Adolescents is cited to show that "teenagers of lesbian mothers were reported to do better socially and academically than other teenagers, and had fewer problems with rule-breaking and aggression."
The Independent, U.K. - Supportive families help children to flourish "no matter what their structure" March 12, 2015
The NLLFS is cited “central" to Professor Golombok’s conclusions in Modern Families: Parents and Children in New Family Forms.
Slate - What We Know—Really—About Lesbian and Gay Parenting February 15, 2015
Dr. Gartrell is quoted about the Dutch Longitudinal Lesbian Family Study.