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Bisexual parents and family diversity : findings from the work, love, play study

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posted on 2012-10-01, 00:00 authored by J Power, A Perlesz, Rhonda Brown, M Schofield, M Pitts, R McNair, A Bickerdike
This article reports on findings from the Work, Love, Play study, an Australian/New Zealand study of same-sex attracted parents. There were 48 parents in this study who identified as bisexual. There was a diversity of contexts in which people in this sample were parenting: heterosexual relationships, same-sex relationships, coparenting with ex-partners or nonpartners, and sole parenting. A large number of these bisexual parents had experience of divorce or separation since having children, but most reported positive aspects to their parenting relationships with ex-partners. Very few people in this study reported that bisexual identity created difficulties for them as a parent.

History

Journal

Journal of bisexuality

Volume

12

Issue

4

Pagination

519 - 538

Publisher

Routledge

Location

Philadelphia, Pa.

ISSN

1529-9716

eISSN

1529-9724

Language

eng

Publication classification

C1.1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal; C Journal article

Copyright notice

2012, Taylor & Francis