Does being GAY make you a unfit parent?

Lisea - posted on 09/08/2012 ( 6 moms have responded )




My ex boyfriend knew i was bi sexual when we started dating but now that we are no longer together and i am in a relationship with a woman he says he can take the kids away from me due to being a un fit parent....


Dove - posted on 09/08/2012




If you have moved someone else into your home (female OR male) and/or are having inappropriate PDA in front of your children (again, regardless of gender... hugs, holding hands, brief kissing is, of course, NOT what I'm talking about).... he could potentially cause problems for you in court, but that is 100% about behavior and has nothing to do with sexual orientation. Being gay does not make or break a parent and I can't see him being able to 'prove' you are unfit.

You might want to do a bit of research in your area though as sometimes judges are stupid and unpredictable.


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Johnny - posted on 09/08/2012




No, absolutely not. One's sexuality does not make one a good or bad parent. However, Dove's advise about PDA and stupid judges is very sound. It also depends where you live most likely. Where I live, there is absolutely no way a judge could assign custody based on sexual orientation, it is protected by law.

Lacye - posted on 09/08/2012




No it doesn't make you an unfit parent and no he cannot take your child away if you are dating a woman. The judge would probably laugh him out the court room and tell him to mind his own damn business. Being bisexual has nothing to do with your parenting skills.

Kimberly - posted on 09/08/2012




Being a parent to me is being a loving and supporting person for your children, you teach them morals and values, look after there safety and wellbeing, provide food clothes and other nesseties. Which sex you are involved in to me is not relavent, as long as you act properly infront of the children and are willing to ask answer any questions they my have, just the same as I have had to do. Just because it takes a man and a woman to make a baby doesnt mean it takes only them to raise a child, I personally think you ex is just gutted that you are with someone else now and is trying to be mean.

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