"The authors found that children raised by lesbian mothers — whether the mother was partnered or single — scored very similarly to children raised by heterosexual parents on measures of development and social behavior. These findings were expected, the authors said; however, they were surprised to discover that children in lesbian homes scored higher than kids in straight families on some psychological measures of self-esteem and confidence, did better academically and were less likely to have behavioral problems, such as rule-breaking and aggression."
From Time Magazine's Study: Children of Lesbians May Do Better Than Their Peers
I wonder if anyone's done a study of children raised by gay men. It seems like the next logical step, doesn't it?