UVA gay/bisexual dads research study

Are you a gay/bisexual dad? Would you be willing to answer some confidential questions about your life and about your family? The purpose of this study is to examine the many ways families headed by gay fathers have been created, explore how families function, and learn about the relationship between partners.

The study consists of an online survey and will take approximately 25-35 minutes of your time.  To qualify for the study you have to identify as male, a father, and gay, bisexual or homosexual, and have at least one child of any age; this child can be biological, adopted, foster, step or other. You do not need to be the child’s legal parent to participate. This study has been approved by the University of Virginia IRB #2008-0407-00, and I am working with Dr. Charlotte J. Patterson, a professor of psychology at the University of Virginia.

If you and/or your partner are interested in participating or want further information please contact Samantha L. Tornello, Principal Investigator, via e-mail  at GayDadsStudy@gmail.com.  She will send you a web link that you can use to access the study.

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