‘Highlights for Children’ Unveils Its First Same-Sex Parents
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‘Highlights for Children’ Unveils Its First Same-Sex Parents

Written by Daniel Villarreal on May 16, 2017
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In November 2016, the children’s activity magazine Highlights became the target of a hate group boycott after its editor announced that future issues would depict same-sex families. She made good on her promise as its first-ever same-sex family will appear in the February 2016 issue.

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Those fish are as good as dead—they’ll spend half the trip consoling Suzy and Lil’ Jimmy and then explaining the miracle of death after “burying” the fish in a truck stop toilet. And once the water splashes onto the seats the entire care is gonna smell of mildew. Shouldn’t they have just hired a housesitter to take care of the fish? Oh no … are the dads gay and cheap?

We’re just poking fun. We’re especially happy to see Highlights bring more LGBTQ parents into its pages, especially in light of a recent study showing that same-sex parents raise kids just as well as different-sex couples, even if they do let their kids try to bring live fish on the road.

 

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