This paper focuses on much discussed topic in the national and international scene: gay and lesbian parenting. We are going to underline national and interna-tional literature, that explores the similarities and differences between same sex couples and heterosexual couples. However, we are going to describe the research that investigates the development of children raised by same-sex couples. This work wants to represent cause for reflection, in particular for all people that working in clinical and social science, for groped to break down prejudices associ-ated with this reality, and to promote and support advocacy campaigns for gay and lesbian parenting.
Keywords: Family, same sex families, same sex couples.