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(Think Progress)   Conservatives: 'Same-sex parenting is bad for kids." Science: 'Nope. Wrong as usual. In fact, they're doing better than average.'   (thinkprogress.org) divider line 157
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2013-06-05 03:54:14 PM  
When the fark have modern conservatives given a shiat about what your "science" has to say?
 
2013-06-05 03:57:09 PM  
Of course they are. Gays don't accidentally have children, so the child of a same sex couple is always a wanted child.
 
2013-06-05 03:57:46 PM  

timujin: When the fark have modern conservatives given a shiat about what your "science" has to say?


Only when they can make up "science" to discriminate against people that aren't straight white men.

See also: Erickson, Erick
 
2013-06-05 04:04:05 PM  
I still have yet to hear an argument about how gay marriage or gay adoption or gay parents will cause the death and destruction of society that supposedly is a direct consequence.

1) Same-sex couples have the same rights as opposite-sex couples
2) ?
3) Profit The downfall of America

I have never heard what Step 2 actually, specifically is. If I didn't know any better, I'd start to think they're making it up to validate their own bigotry...
 
2013-06-05 04:10:21 PM  

what_now: Of course they are. Gays don't accidentally have children, so the child of a same sex couple is always a wanted child.


Came here to say that, but not so succinctly
 
2013-06-05 04:20:39 PM  

Car_Ramrod: I still have yet to hear an argument about how gay marriage or gay adoption or gay parents will cause the death and destruction of society that supposedly is a direct consequence.

1) Same-sex couples have the same rights as opposite-sex couples
2) ?
3) Profit The downfall of America

I have never heard what Step 2 actually, specifically is. If I didn't know any better, I'd start to think they're making it up to validate their own bigotry...


What, are you STUPID?  Gay homos can't have kids, so if they're not out doing it with the opposite sex the population of the country will fall.  Then, because they're indocternating their kids with their gay homo lifestyle, the fall will be even more percipatus.  The end result will be a popalation so small that we can no longer defned ourselves and we will be invaded by either the Chinks or the Indians (dot, not feather, though who knows what those dirty savages would do given half a chance).  Is that the future you want, you brain dead libtard?
 
2013-06-05 04:23:58 PM  
The numbers are relative to the amount of straight couples to gay couples.
 
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2013-06-05 04:31:10 PM  

Car_Ramrod: timujin: When the fark have modern conservatives given a shiat about what your "science" has to say?

Only when they can make up "science" to discriminate against people that aren't straight white men.


You mean white men who claim to be straight, right?
 
2013-06-05 04:32:10 PM  
I would guess that the worse possibility is parenting couples with differing sexual orientations.
 
2013-06-05 04:32:18 PM  

bigpeeler: The numbers are relative to the amount of straight couples to gay couples.


Explain what that means.
 
2013-06-05 04:33:13 PM  
For every article that uses science to debunk the bigots, the bigots will just back it up with their version of "science". It happens all the time.

For example: the Family Research Council on Homosexual Parenting (it tops ALL previous research).

Of course none of it is actually true, but then again you're arguing with people who get 99% of their news from Fox News.

/BTW, Peter Sprigg (and that whole organization) needs to DIAF quickly
 
2013-06-05 04:33:41 PM  

Car_Ramrod: I have never heard what Step 2 actually, specifically is. If I didn't know any better, I'd start to think they're making it up to validate their own bigotry...


It's often something like "God will curse the sinful nation" or "God will withdraw his protection from this land and let it fall into disaster unless" (insert description of repentance which just happens to include the removal of every single one of the speaker's pet peeves)
 
2013-06-05 04:38:25 PM  
Oddly, the only "rational" explanation I've ever seen is that gay sex is icky and against the Bible.
Even if you accept that premise, it has fark-all to do with gay marriage and adoption.

Why aren't the "family values" types trying to ban gay sex?
 
2013-06-05 04:39:14 PM  

Chariset: Car_Ramrod: I have never heard what Step 2 actually, specifically is. If I didn't know any better, I'd start to think they're making it up to validate their own bigotry...

It's often something like "God will curse the sinful nation" or "God will withdraw his protection from this land and let it fall into disaster unless" (insert description of repentance which just happens to include the removal of every single one of the speaker's pet peeves)


And don't forget that every natural disaster is really a punishment sent from God for trying to push the homosexual agenda. God must really hate Oklahoma because he's been slamming it with gay-hating tornados.
 
2013-06-05 04:41:00 PM  

mrshowrules: I would guess that the worse possibility is parenting couples with differing sexual orientations.


towleroad.typepad.com

Does not approve.
 
2013-06-05 04:42:35 PM  
You're just not seeing the real danger here, subby. See, if more and more people start seeing that same-sex parenting is good for kids, more and more people are going to start leaving their heterosexual marriages to enter into gay ones. As this happens, child birth rates, which are already precipitously low in many first-world countries, including America, will drop to unsustainable levels. Because, let's face facts here, gay people can't have children. I mean, I suppose they could evolve that ability if you believe in that sort of thing, but even evolutionists say that basic evolutions can take a long time, like centuries or something, and we probably don't have that. So at some point in the near future, we'll end up with more non-child-bearing gay couples than we will childbearing couples. Children will start to be rationed by the government because there will be so few to go around, and in an attempt to move to the front of the child dispersal line, even MORE people will turn gay (since they're the better parents). Which basically sends the whole human race into a death spiral. We're talking extinction, subby. Is that what you want?
 
2013-06-05 04:44:06 PM  
Teach teacher, I saw daddy suck daddy's dick.
Well Timmy while that does sound impressive, I'll have to see video proof.
 
2013-06-05 04:57:58 PM  

timujin: When the fark have modern conservatives given a shiat about what your "science" has to say?


Hell. When has your average "conservative" (I use that term laughably loosely) FARKer ever cared what science has said.
 
2013-06-05 05:04:45 PM  

Pocket Ninja: You're just not seeing the real danger here, subby. See, if more and more people start seeing that same-sex parenting is good for kids, more and more people are going to start leaving their heterosexual marriages to enter into gay ones. As this happens, child birth rates, which are already precipitously low in many first-world countries, including America, will drop to unsustainable levels. Because, let's face facts here, gay people can't have children. I mean, I suppose they could evolve that ability if you believe in that sort of thing, but even evolutionists say that basic evolutions can take a long time, like centuries or something, and we probably don't have that. So at some point in the near future, we'll end up with more non-child-bearing gay couples than we will childbearing couples. Children will start to be rationed by the government because there will be so few to go around, and in an attempt to move to the front of the child dispersal line, even MORE people will turn gay (since they're the better parents). Which basically sends the whole human race into a death spiral. We're talking extinction, subby. Is that what you want?


Your derp was more subtle than my similarly themed derp.  I don't derp often, but when I do I take it to 11.
 
2013-06-05 05:05:07 PM  

jehovahs witness protection: Teach teacher, I saw daddy suck daddy's dick.
Well Timmy while that does sound impressive, I'll have to see video proof.


What grade do you teach?
 
2013-06-05 05:05:53 PM  

jehovahs witness protection: Teach teacher, I saw daddy suck daddy's dick.
Well Timmy while that does sound impressive, I'll have to see video proof.


3.bp.blogspot.com
 
2013-06-05 05:08:41 PM  

jehovahs witness protection: Teach teacher, I saw daddy suck daddy's dick.
Well Timmy while that does sound impressive, I'll have to see video proof.


You have problems.
 
2013-06-05 05:17:26 PM  
Wanna know what's bad for kids? Complaining about other things instead of actually RAISING YOUR OWN DAMN KID!
 
2013-06-05 05:17:39 PM  
The results of this study are completely irrelevant to people who vehemently oppose letting same-sex couples get married.
 
2013-06-05 05:17:48 PM  

jehovahs witness protection: Teach teacher, I saw daddy suck daddy's dick.
Well Timmy while that does sound impressive, I'll have to see video proof.


Funny, when I think of two partners of the same sex having sex my mind pictures lesbians.
 
2013-06-05 05:19:33 PM  

Pocket Ninja: I suppose they could evolve that ability if you believe in that sort of thing, but even evolutionists say that basic evolutions can take a long time, like centuries or something, and we probably don't have that.


In just a thousand years everything on this planet can evolve to kill humans.

Only L.Ron and his ship full of OTs can save us.
 
2013-06-05 05:21:46 PM  

Uranus Is Huge!: Pocket Ninja: I suppose they could evolve that ability if you believe in that sort of thing, but even evolutionists say that basic evolutions can take a long time, like centuries or something, and we probably don't have that.

In just a thousand years everything on this planet can evolve to kill humans.

Only L.Ron and his ship full of OTs can save us.


Help us L. Ron! You're our only hope!

4.bp.blogspot.com
 
2013-06-05 05:22:22 PM  
done in the boobies


/you can't reason people out of a position they didn't reason themselves into
 
2013-06-05 05:23:23 PM  

Uranus Is Huge!: Pocket Ninja: I suppose they could evolve that ability if you believe in that sort of thing, but even evolutionists say that basic evolutions can take a long time, like centuries or something, and we probably don't have that.

In just a thousand years everything on this planet can evolve to kill humans.

Only L.Ron and his ship full of OTs can save us.


Don't forget that the planet itself will have also evolved to kill humans by dropping the temperature to extreme levels at night. But only humans, nothing else.
 
2013-06-05 05:23:33 PM  
When science continually disproves your beliefs a reasonable person might begin to question the things they believe. The fact that conservatives don't do that is one of the the main reasons why they are in such bad shape today.
 
2013-06-05 05:23:34 PM  

Eddie Adams from Torrance: Oddly, the only "rational" explanation I've ever seen is that gay sex is icky and against the Bible.
Even if you accept that premise, it has fark-all to do with gay marriage and adoption.

Why aren't the "family values" types trying to ban gay sex?


They did, but the Court stopped them. So they had to go to the next generation.
 
2013-06-05 05:25:27 PM  

Eddie Adams from Torrance: Oddly, the only "rational" explanation I've ever seen is that gay sex is icky and against the Bible.
Even if you accept that premise, it has fark-all to do with gay marriage and adoption.

Why aren't the "family values" types trying to ban gay sex?


They have already lost that battle

Lawrence v Texas, iirc.

If they could turn back that clock I am sure they would.
 
2013-06-05 05:26:10 PM  

Serious Black: The results of this study are completely irrelevant to people who vehemently oppose letting same-sex couples get married.


Because they'll ignore it or because it doesn't address their objections?  Becaues if you mean the second, I have definitely heard the "won't someone think of the children?" argument from that side quite frequently.
 
2013-06-05 05:28:01 PM  

vartian: jehovahs witness protection: Teach teacher, I saw daddy suck daddy's dick.
Well Timmy while that does sound impressive, I'll have to see video proof.

You have problems.


"Then son, you've got a condition."
 
2013-06-05 05:29:24 PM  

timujin: Car_Ramrod: I still have yet to hear an argument about how gay marriage or gay adoption or gay parents will cause the death and destruction of society that supposedly is a direct consequence.

1) Same-sex couples have the same rights as opposite-sex couples
2) ?
3) Profit The downfall of America

I have never heard what Step 2 actually, specifically is. If I didn't know any better, I'd start to think they're making it up to validate their own bigotry...

What, are you STUPID?  Gay homos can't have kids, so if they're not out doing it with the opposite sex the population of the country will fall.  Then, because they're indocternating their kids with their gay homo lifestyle, the fall will be even more percipatus.  The end result will be a popalation so small that we can no longer defned ourselves and we will be invaded by either the Chinks or the Indians (dot, not feather, though who knows what those dirty savages would do given half a chance).  Is that the future you want, you brain dead libtard?


Holy fark, I hope that was a troll. Otherwise, I do not have facepalm big enough for you.
 
2013-06-05 05:30:30 PM  

jehovahs witness protection: Teach teacher, I saw daddy suck daddy's dick.
Well Timmy while that does sound impressive, I'll have to see video proof.


If nifty.org starts paying for submissions you should really consider the career move.

(That site is nsfw, by the way, unless you work in a bathhouse)
 
2013-06-05 05:30:50 PM  

timujin: Serious Black: The results of this study are completely irrelevant to people who vehemently oppose letting same-sex couples get married.

Because they'll ignore it or because it doesn't address their objections?  Becaues if you mean the second, I have definitely heard the "won't someone think of the children?" argument from that side quite frequently.


I think plenty of people will ignore it, and I think most of the "won't someone think of the children" crowd is probably engaging in motivated reasoning and will simply jump to another reason why we shouldn't let same-sex couples get married.
 
2013-06-05 05:41:01 PM  
Science and Socialism both start with "S" so don't try to pull the wool over my eyes. I know your games hippie. or something
 
2013-06-05 05:41:38 PM  

buckler: timujin: Car_Ramrod: I still have yet to hear an argument about how gay marriage or gay adoption or gay parents will cause the death and destruction of society that supposedly is a direct consequence.

1) Same-sex couples have the same rights as opposite-sex couples
2) ?
3) Profit The downfall of America

I have never heard what Step 2 actually, specifically is. If I didn't know any better, I'd start to think they're making it up to validate their own bigotry...

What, are you STUPID? Gay homos can't have kids, so if they're not out doing it with the opposite sex the population of the country will fall. Then, because they're indocternating their kids with their gay homo lifestyle, the fall will be even more percipatus. The end result will be a popalation so small that we can no longer defned ourselves and we will be invaded by either the Chinks or the Indians (dot, not feather, though who knows what those dirty savages would do given half a chance). Is that the future you want, you brain dead libtard?

Holy fark, I hope that was a troll. Otherwise, I do not have facepalm big enough for you.


How sad is it that conservative opinions have swung so far into Crazyland that Poe's Law can cover even something so very derptastic as this?

/not really trolling as I didn't expect bites
//parody taken to the level of hyperbole, perhaps
 
2013-06-05 05:43:53 PM  

Bill_Wick's_Friend: Eddie Adams from Torrance: Oddly, the only "rational" explanation I've ever seen is that gay sex is icky and against the Bible.
Even if you accept that premise, it has fark-all to do with gay marriage and adoption.

Why aren't the "family values" types trying to ban gay sex?

They have already lost that battle

Lawrence v Texas, iirc.

If they could turn back that clock I am sure they would.


I thought I saw something just the other day about Virginia trying to criminalize "deviant sexual behavior" or some such crap.
 
2013-06-05 05:48:00 PM  
Children with same-sex parents have two figures confident enough to be themselves and come together despite the bigotry, more commonly have dual income, and have made a conscious decision to have children which often means emotional and financial stability and similar preparation. If every child were fortunate enough to have a stable home with considerate parents who have overcome adversity about their very being, our next generation would be our greatest generation.
 
2013-06-05 05:48:07 PM  
Even if it was true it still would be BS. We don't take kids away from single parents, so why would this even matter?
 
2013-06-05 05:48:29 PM  

timujin: buckler: timujin: Car_Ramrod: I still have yet to hear an argument about how gay marriage or gay adoption or gay parents will cause the death and destruction of society that supposedly is a direct consequence.

1) Same-sex couples have the same rights as opposite-sex couples
2) ?
3) Profit The downfall of America

I have never heard what Step 2 actually, specifically is. If I didn't know any better, I'd start to think they're making it up to validate their own bigotry...

What, are you STUPID? Gay homos can't have kids, so if they're not out doing it with the opposite sex the population of the country will fall. Then, because they're indocternating their kids with their gay homo lifestyle, the fall will be even more percipatus. The end result will be a popalation so small that we can no longer defned ourselves and we will be invaded by either the Chinks or the Indians (dot, not feather, though who knows what those dirty savages would do given half a chance). Is that the future you want, you brain dead libtard?

Holy fark, I hope that was a troll. Otherwise, I do not have facepalm big enough for you.

How sad is it that conservative opinions have swung so far into Crazyland that Poe's Law can cover even something so very derptastic as this?

/not really trolling as I didn't expect bites
//parody taken to the level of hyperbole, perhaps


At this point, Poe's law has wrapped around itself.
 
2013-06-05 05:50:56 PM  
This is so intellectually dishonest:

Republicans on heterosexual parents: The government should NEVER take children away unless the child's life is in danger!! (even then probably not)
Republicans on homosexual parents: These people should not have kids unless it's the OPTIMAL parenting conditions.

Seems like two different standards.
 
2013-06-05 05:51:17 PM  

timujin: How sad is it that conservative opinions have swung so far into Crazyland that Poe's Law can cover even something so very derptastic as this?


There are a couple of Farkers (I won't name any names) who actually post stuff like that consistently, so it's hard to tell sometimes. If I didn't already have you Farkied in a friendly shade of blue I might have bitten myself.
 
2013-06-05 05:53:10 PM  
It's always sad when you see a troll go off the deep end, because that means they'll replace him with one not immediately recognizable.
 
2013-06-05 05:53:16 PM  

Corvus: Republicans on heterosexual parents: The government should NEVER take children away unless the child's life is in danger!! (even then probably not)


I like bashing on Republicans in the US as much as anyone, but who has said this?
 
2013-06-05 05:55:30 PM  
A study recently found that 70 percent of gay and lesbian students in the Australian state of Queensland experience bullying from both students and teachers

And that right there is the explanation for any study that says gay children or the children of gays have a tougher time than heteros.  It's like funding a study to find if children raised by a black family in the antebellum south have a tougher time than those raised by whites.

The problem isn't with the homos - it's with the homophobes.
 
2013-06-05 05:56:23 PM  
Science can't decide from year to year if butter or eggs are good/bad, how can science even begin to understand parenting.

If the parents are good people and do their best then the kid will usually turn out okay, if the parents don't try then the kids will have issues.

regardless of the gender of the parents.
 
2013-06-05 06:06:58 PM  

what_now: Of course they are. Gays don't accidentally have children, so the child of a same sex couple is always a wanted child.


That's going to become part of my default response to anyone who's against same-sex couples adopting. Well put.
 
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