Donald Sullins

The Catholic University of America

Professor of Sociology

116 McMahon Hall

Washington, DC 20064

United States

The Ruth Institute

4845 Lake Street

Suite 217

Lake Charles, LA 70605

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (32)

1.

Emotional Problems among Children with Same-Sex Parents: Difference by Definition

British Journal of Education, Society and Behavioural Science 7(2):99-120, 2015
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 25 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2015
Donald Sullins
The Catholic University of America
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same-sex, marriage, family structure, child well-being, parenting, emotional problems, SDQ, National Health Interview Survey

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The Unexpected Harm of Same-Sex Marriage: A Critical Appraisal, Replication and Re-Analysis of Wainright and Patterson's Studies of Adolescents with Same-Sex Parents

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 04 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2015
Donald Sullins
The Catholic University of America
Downloads 1,488 (23,311)
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same-sex, marriage, family structure, child well-being, parenting, CES-D, National Longitudinal Survey of Adolescent Health

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Abortion, Substance Abuse and Mental Health in Early Adulthood: Thirteen-Year Longitudinal Evidence from the United States

Sullins, Donald Paul. "Abortion, substance abuse and mental health in early adulthood: Thirteen-year longitudinal evidence from the United States." SAGE open medicine 4 (2016): 2050312116665997.
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 04 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2017
Donald Sullins
The Catholic University of America
Downloads 656 (73,210)
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Abortion, Substance Abuse, Mental Health, Pregnancy Outcomes, Longitudinal Data, National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health

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Is Catholic Clergy Sex Abuse Related to Homosexual Priests?

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 11 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 28 May 2021
Donald Sullins
The Catholic University of America
Downloads 651 (73,877)
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SEXUAL ORIENTATION CHANGE EFFORTS (SOCE) *REDUCE* SUICIDE: CORRECTING A FALSE RESEARCH NARRATIVE

Archives of Sexual Behavior, Online First 6 September 2022, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10508-022-02408-2
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2022
Donald Sullins
The Catholic University of America
Downloads 585 (84,481)
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sexual orientation, therapy, suicide, SOCE, temporal precedence, minority stress, associational fallacy

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Child Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorderv (ADHD) in Same-Sex Parent Families in the United States: Prevalence and Comorbidities

British Journal of Medicine & Medical Research 6(10): 987-998, 2015, Article no. BJMMR.2015.275, ISSN: 2231-061
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 02 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2015
Donald Sullins
The Catholic University of America
Downloads 564 (88,446)

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National health Interview Survey, same-sex parents, ADHD, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, stigmatization

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Are Children Harmed with Same-Sex Parents? The Full Mandiner Interview

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 19 Aug 2021
Donald Sullins
The Catholic University of America
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Bias in Recruited Sample Research on Children with Same-Sex Parents Using the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ)

Journal of Scientific Research & Reports 5(5): 375-387, 2015; Article no. JSRR.2015.104 ISSN: 2320-0227
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 02 Feb 2015
Donald Sullins
The Catholic University of America
Downloads 409 (130,248)
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same-sex parents, child emotional problems, strengths and difficulties questionnaire (SDQ), survey bias

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'No Wedding's a Wedding Without a Cake': The History and Significance of the Wedding Cake

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 07 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2021
Donald Sullins
The Catholic University of America
Downloads 340 (159,853)

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wedding cake, cultural history, expressive conduct, same-sex wedding, religious freedom

10.

The Case for Mom and Dad

Linacre Quarterly, Winter 2021
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 Dec 2020
Donald Sullins
The Catholic University of America
Downloads 207 (263,192)

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child development; family structure; biological parents; National Health Interview Survey

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Invisible Victims: Delayed Onset Depression Among Adults with Same-Sex Parents

Depression Research and Treatment, Volume 2016
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 30 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2016
Donald Sullins
The Catholic University of America
Downloads 194 (279,199)

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same-sex, parenting, child well-being, homosexuality, depression, obesity, suicidality, stigma, National Longitudinal Survey of Adolescent to Adult Health (Add Health)

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'Born That Way' No More: The New Science of Sexual Orientation (with Unpublished Science Letter to the Editor)

Public Discourse (2019)
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 15 Oct 2019
Donald Sullins
The Catholic University of America
Downloads 167 (318,712)

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sexual orientation, GWAS

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Denial and Discovery of Harm for Children with Same-Sex Parents

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 07 Feb 2023
Donald Sullins
The Catholic University of America
Downloads 157 (337,714)

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Queering Same-Sex Marriage: Gay Determinism, Queer Choice and the Determination to Love

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 16 Feb 2015
Donald Sullins
The Catholic University of America
Downloads 126 (400,022)

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same-sex, marriage, homosexuality, genetic trait, social construction

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Divorce: Gateway to Reduced Child Wellbeing

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 01 Oct 2020
Donald Sullins
The Catholic University of America
Downloads 122 (409,810)

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divorce; child well-being; marriage; biological parents

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Family Structure, Same-sex Families, Child Health, Data Integrity

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The Effect of Catholic University Characteristics on Student Religiosity: A Meta-Analysis

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 28 Jul 2013
Donald Sullins
The Catholic University of America
Downloads 84 (529,519)
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Catholic, university, meta-analysis, secularization

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Receding Waves: Child Sex Abuse and Homosexual Priests since 2000

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 07 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2021
Donald Sullins
The Catholic University of America
Downloads 80 (545,269)

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child sexual abuse; Catholic Church; priests; homosexuality

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American Catholics and Same-Sex 'Marriage'

Catholic Social Science Review, 15 (2010): 97-123
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 16 Feb 2015
Donald Sullins
The Catholic University of America
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same-sex, marriage, Catholic Church, public opinion, General Social Survey

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Amicus Brief for the American College of Pediatricians and Family Watch International in Support of Respondents (Opposing Redefining Marriage to Include Couples of the Same Sex), Obergefell v. Hodges, Supreme Court of the United States, 2015

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 05 May 2021
Donald Sullins, Mark D. Regnerus and Loren Marks
The Catholic University of America, University of Texas at Austin - Population Research Center and Louisiana State University
Downloads 74 (570,171)

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child outcomes, same-sex parents, same-sex marriage

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Centralization of Authority in Protestant Denominations: An Organizational Classification

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 25 Apr 2016
Donald Sullins
The Catholic University of America
Downloads 66 (606,209)

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religion, organizations, religious organizations, Protestant denominations, organizational centralization

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Absence of Behavioral Harm following Failed Sexual Orientation Change Efforts: A Retrospective Population Analysis

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Nov 2021 Last Revised: 05 Jan 2022
Donald Sullins
The Catholic University of America
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sexual orientation, SOCE, conversion therapy, minority stress, suicide

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Have Increasing Clinic Regulations Restricted Women’s Access to a Safe Abortion?

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 01 Jan 2020
Donald Sullins
The Catholic University of America
Downloads 50 (692,226)

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abortion, abortion safety, abortion regulations

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Developmental Outcomes For Children of Same-Sex Parents: What We Know, and What We Do Not Know

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 30 Jan 2023
Donald Sullins
The Catholic University of America
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Institutional Selection for Conformity: The Case of U.S. Catholic Priests

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 21 Oct 2014
Donald Sullins
The Catholic University of America
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Catholic, priests, orthodoxy, secularization

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Family structure, Marriage, Same-sex families, Child health, Data integrity

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Aborting Sex: Gay Rights as an Anti-Life Movement

Life and Learning XX (2010)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 28 Jan 2019
Donald Sullins
The Catholic University of America
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gay rights, abortion, contraception, public policy

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Affective and Substance Abuse Disorders Following Abortion by Pregnancy Intention in the United States: A Longitudinal Cohort Study

Medicina, 55, 741, 2019
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 31 Jan 2020
Donald Sullins
The Catholic University of America
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abortion, pregnancy intention, depression, suicidality, substance abuse, panel data

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The Meaning and Means of a Catholic Intellectual Culture

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 11 Feb 2022
Donald Sullins
The Catholic University of America
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Abortion and Family Formation: Circumstance or Culture?

Sullins DP. Abortion and Family Formation: Circumstance or Culture? Life and Learning XIII (2003):31-56. Online at uffl.org/ vol13/contents13.htm
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 01 Oct 2020
Donald Sullins
The Catholic University of America
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Abortion, Family Formation, National Survey of Family Growth

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Crosswalk Between Sullins’ 2016(1) and 2019(2) Add Health Longitudinal Analyses of Abortion and Mental Health

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 10 Feb 2021
Donald Sullins
The Catholic University of America
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Abortion, Substance Abuse, Mental Health, Pregnancy Outcomes, Longitudinal Data, National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health

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The Choices of Women: Family Values and Fertility in the United States

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 19 Dec 2022
Donald Sullins
The Catholic University of America
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