"The anti-gay hate group One Million Moms has issued a boycott calling for JC Penney to fire spokeswoman Ellen DeGeneres due to her sexual orientation. JC Penney responded with this fabulous Father's Day ad — featuring two gay dads for the first time in JC Penney history."
The copy reads: "What makes Dad so cool? He's the swim coach, tent maker, best friend, bike fixer and hug giver — all rolled into one. Or two. Real-life dads, Todd Koch and Cooper Smith with their children Claire and Mason."
"You can almost hear the sound of one million bigoted moms cringing in unison."
*above quotes from here.
Inclusion makes a difference.
“There is a huge connection between family representation and self-esteem,” veteran K-3 teacher Erica Eide explains. “If a child doesn’t see their family represented, it creates a disconnect and interrupts their learning. If you don’t feel recognized by your peers and your surroundings, how can you thrive?”
This is a great article: Mimi's Moms article here.
And...in Jewish news: First LGBT Jewish children's book published. "'The Purim Superhero' is story of young boy whose dilemma over which Purim costume to pick is solved with help of his 2 dads."
Learn more here.