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Reproductive Attitudes and the Parenthood of the Modern Russian LGBT Community

Student: Natalia Shvaiba

Supervisor: Olga G. Isupova

Faculty: Faculty of Social Sciences

Educational Programme: Demography (Master)

Final Grade: 7

Year of Graduation: 2018

The purpose of this work is to study the patterns of reproductive behavior of the LGBT community in the city. Moscow and Ivanovo, it was carried out with the help of theoretical, statistical analysis and conducting its own survey on the Internet. The group that is the subject of the study is specific to Russian scientific knowledge – LGBT people in Russia are practically not conducted, major sociological and demographic institutions are only studying attitudes toward LGBT people without affecting the internal problems of the community. In the work, we tried to analyze what the reproductive attitudes of the LGBT community depend on, and how much they correlate with reproductive attitudes in Russia as a whole; for this purpose, several tasks were posed, in the first, theoretical chapter, they concern definition of definitions and factors affecting reproductive plants , consideration of reproductive attitudes of modern Russians. In the second chapter, the tasks relate to the consideration of Russian and foreign studies of LGBT and LGBT parents. The third chapter is practical, it is devoted to the description of the research results, the main task of this chapter is to analyze the reproductive attitudes of the respondents and the possible factors of their formation. The results of the research turned out to be rather interesting, we analyzed the results for 6 blocks, correlations with all possible influencing factors were calculated, tables of crossing were also drawn up, analysis was carried out. The planned (1.4), the desired (1.8) and ideal number of children (2.14) of respondents and the dates of birth were identified.

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