Same-sex parents spend more time with their kids

Children of same-sex parents receive more focused time from their parents than those raised by heterosexual couples, a new study has found.

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The difference is most pronounced in families with two mothers, where parents spend on average 40 per cent more time on child-focused activities than straight couples, according to the study of American families by researchers at the University of Texas in US.

The extra time comes because both mothers offer as much child-focused activity as mothers in heterosexual partnerships.

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Fathers with female partners spent only about half as much time with their children, researchers said ..


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