Wednesday, July 23, 2008

John McCain's Kind of Family: Mom, Dad, and Child...

According to the York Times recently, John McCains espoused that he and Cindy were the kind of "best example" of how to raise an adopted child: with a mom and dad. This, of course, drew the ire of many LGBTQ and straight people, and lots of other people for all kinds of reasons. He more or less flip-flopped after the fuss.

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So is this John McCain's kind of family? Tom Beatie--a transgender man (woman to man)--recently gave birthday to a beautiful daughter, with ABC-TV and People magazine taking plenty of pictures (more than we've seen of Brangelina's twins), and interviewing the happy couple: mom, dad and baby. So what does the Republican presumptive nominee want to make of this little three-some, in which the dad is a trans person?

This is a new way of defining the American family yet once again.



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