Even gay-friendly parents still assume their kids are straight

e6c8mf Even gay friendly parents still assume their kids are straight

e6c8mf Even gay friendly parents still assume their kids are straight

It started before our children were even born. My college roommate and I were pregnant with our first children at the same time — down to the exact due date – and when we learned that I was having a girl and she was having a boy, we immediately began imagining our offsprings’ future together. No matter what else happened in their lives, at least the issue of a prom date, we both fancifully agreed, was settled.Our children are both 13 now. They live in different towns and move about in different circles, and they will, when the time comes, pick their own damn prom dates. And though it should have been obvious back then — especially for a gay-friendly, big city mom whose children would grow up going to pride parades with their lesbian aunts — not every boy is going to go to the dance with a girl. Not every little princess dreams of marrying a prince. I had been talking about my children’s world as a strictly heterosexual place while they were still in the womb, even though I knew it wasn’t. But I’m trying to do better now.Continue Reading…

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