A frequent argument used by opponents of same-sex marriage is that the rights of a child are compromised in families without a mother and a father. The debate on the issue is on-going after Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s refusal to allow a conscience vote on same-sex marriage prior to the 2016 federal election. What does the research actually say, and is the focus on children even warranted or appropriate in this debate?

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Friday, January 15 2016
Featured in storyRodney Croome - National Director of Australian Marriage EqualityDr Simon Crouch - Honorary research fellow at the University of MelbourneSophie York - Spokesperson for Marriage Alliance AustraliaMaya Newell - Director of the Gayby Baby film

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