The duality of male and female exists for biological and psycho-social purposes, and each has its own energy. Children need balance in their lives. Why shouldn't there be a balance between males and females in their lives? If it isn't the parents, there should be others in the kids' lives who are a positive presence. What is so offensive about that?
The world opens up... when you do.
Oh, oh, can't you see? Love is the drug for me. ~Bryan Ferry
"Love is that condition in which another person's happiness is essential to your own." ~Robert Heinlein