During a speech at Franciscan University of Steubenville in titled "What Sexual Behavior Patterns Reveal about the Mating Market and Catholic Thought", Regnerus's views on same-sex relationships continued to spread controversy when he claimed that "normalization of gay men's sexual behavior" in society will contribute to a surge in the "practice of heterosexual anal sex.
Views Read Edit View history. Many of the parents were in previous heterosexual marriages, and had then gone on to be in a same-sex relationship at some point. Friedman rejected Regnerus's testimony, alleging the arguments derived from methodologically flawed data were "not worthy of mark regnerus same sex parenting in Concord consideration" and served rather to please the conservative organizations Witherspoon Institute and Bradley Foundation that underwrote the survey research project.
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Mark Regnerus, whose infamous study condemning same-sex parenting has been debunked by all major medical organizationsfelt it necessary to respond to the large Australian study that has found that the children of same-sex parents are thriving. They alleged American Conservatism had "surrendered to the pornographization of daily life, to the culture of death, to the cult of competitiveness" and a "poisonous and censorious multiculturalism.
Earlier in his career, Regnerus studied the influence of religion on adolescent and young-adult behavior. Retrieved
The survey also collected data from young adults from conventional families as a control group. First Things. In , however, in response to requests by the American Independent News Network , emails sent between Regnerus and Witherspoon Institute employee Brad Wilcox were released which cast doubt on these statements.
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