Andy

March 16, 2010

Portraying Lesbian Parents

On the left is the photo of a gay couple that the Florida Family Policy Council sent to their members about a recent ruling on gay adoption. On the right is the photo of the actual couple.

Portraying Lesbian Parents

The use of the photo on the left- rather than the one on the right- combines a lot of stereotypes and prejudices about body size- gender- attractiveness- social class- and sexual orientation in an effort to stigmatize gays and lesbians as inappropriate parents.