+ Reply to Thread
Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
Results 11 to 18 of 18
  1. #11
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Posts
    1,889
    Thanks
    1,523
    Thanked
    983
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Yes, Maya is the one who came and interviewed my friend (we were living together at the time)! Yay, can't wait to see it either

  2. #12
    rainbow road's Avatar
    rainbow road is offline look at the stars, look how they shine for you
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    in a glass case of emotion
    Posts
    12,446
    Thanks
    1,195
    Thanked
    8,103
    Reviews
    3
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts
    Awesome. She interviewed my friend and his brother too

  3. #13
    ToughLove's Avatar
    ToughLove is offline Meaner than a junkyard dog
    Winner 2012 - Funniest Member
    Winner 2012 - Funniest Thread
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Posts
    996
    Thanks
    121
    Thanked
    1,284
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    I hope this doesn't offend anyone, but I only know one kid raised by gay parents, and he is seriously messed up.
    He's the child of one of the mothers, who was caught cheating on her husband with this other woman.

    I've only met him three times, and each time have gotten the distinct impression that he's being punished for being a straight boy.

    The first time I met him, it was a birthday bbq at his parent's house, he was probably...9? Maybe a short 10. We got the tour of the house and what I assumed was a spare bedroom was his bedroom, pink bedspread, cream carpet and pink walls, pink furniture and butterfly decals on the walls. The lady who wasn't his mother, I'll call her 'B', said they don't support patriarchal gender slavery, so they decorated his room for him.

    Second time was helping them move {they're friends of my dad}, the kid was about 11 this time, I was 14. He shook my hand and his mother, 'A', slapped his hand and nastily told him not to overdo it "with the other side".
    I didn't get it at that point, but it dawned on me when I was much older that she meant don't have too much contact with straight females.

    Last time, they were at my dad's christmas party. I was on the verge of 18, so he must have been 15 or maybe 14. They gave him a spa voucher, and he cried in front of everyone and said he hated them.
    Later 'A' was quite tipsy and told everyone at the outside table that she'd tried to make him gay but he was turning into a foul straight man, then joked about how if only "beating it out of them" worked, she'd have tried that, and if he had kids with a woman she'd disown him.

    That's my sole experience with a child raised by same-gender parents, and it was as bad as having your first experience with a dog end with a mauling.

    The kid would be in his mid-20's now and god I hope he made it out of there with his sanity intact. They both despised straight men so much that they turned all their hatred and vindictiveness onto an innocent child, and tried to force him into something he wasn't.

  4. #14
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Posts
    547
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    268
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by ToughLove View Post
    I hope this doesn't offend anyone, but I only know one kid raised by gay parents, and he is seriously messed up.
    He's the child of one of the mothers, who was caught cheating on her husband with this other woman.

    I've only met him three times, and each time have gotten the distinct impression that he's being punished for being a straight boy.

    The first time I met him, it was a birthday bbq at his parent's house, he was probably...9? Maybe a short 10. We got the tour of the house and what I assumed was a spare bedroom was his bedroom, pink bedspread, cream carpet and pink walls, pink furniture and butterfly decals on the walls. The lady who wasn't his mother, I'll call her 'B', said they don't support patriarchal gender slavery, so they decorated his room for him.

    Second time was helping them move {they're friends of my dad}, the kid was about 11 this time, I was 14. He shook my hand and his mother, 'A', slapped his hand and nastily told him not to overdo it "with the other side".
    I didn't get it at that point, but it dawned on me when I was much older that she meant don't have too much contact with straight females.

    Last time, they were at my dad's christmas party. I was on the verge of 18, so he must have been 15 or maybe 14. They gave him a spa voucher, and he cried in front of everyone and said he hated them.
    Later 'A' was quite tipsy and told everyone at the outside table that she'd tried to make him gay but he was turning into a foul straight man, then joked about how if only "beating it out of them" worked, she'd have tried that, and if he had kids with a woman she'd disown him.

    That's my sole experience with a child raised by same-gender parents, and it was as bad as having your first experience with a dog end with a mauling.

    The kid would be in his mid-20's now and god I hope he made it out of there with his sanity intact. They both despised straight men so much that they turned all their hatred and vindictiveness onto an innocent child, and tried to force him into something he wasn't.
    Sad ... Really proves there can be horrible abusive parents on both sides the fence

  5. #15
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Posts
    2,995
    Thanks
    1,382
    Thanked
    2,879
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Considering gay people are just ordinary people who happen to prefer the same sex then it stands to reason there are good and bad parents, just like straight people.

  6. The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to Alexander Beetle For This Useful Post:

    GreenMama  (01-08-2012),rainbow road  (01-08-2012)

  7. #16
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Posts
    19,776
    Thanks
    5,212
    Thanked
    7,063
    Reviews
    1
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 postsRuby Star - 15,000 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by Alexander Beetle View Post
    Considering gay people are just ordinary people who happen to prefer the same sex then it stands to reason there are good and bad parents, just like straight people.
    Was just thinking this.

    I know a few children of same sex parents and a few same sex parents. All pretty run of the mill families. I don't tend to analyze their actions based on their sexuality.

  8. The Following User Says Thank You to Benji For This Useful Post:

    rainbow road  (01-08-2012)

  9. #17
    rainbow road's Avatar
    rainbow road is offline look at the stars, look how they shine for you
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    in a glass case of emotion
    Posts
    12,446
    Thanks
    1,195
    Thanked
    8,103
    Reviews
    3
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts
    Well said, AB

  10. #18
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Posts
    1,889
    Thanks
    1,523
    Thanked
    983
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Yeah they just sound like awful people and terrible parents, which their sexuality has no bearing on.


 

Similar Threads

  1. What does rainbow baby mean?
    By Tutu & Lulu in forum General Chat
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 21-08-2012, 17:06
  2. Rainbow road!!!!!!
    By Zombie_eyes in forum General Chat
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 27-07-2012, 16:18

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
FEATURED SUPPORTER
Hills Swimming KenthurstLocated in the beautiful suburb of Kenthurst and boasts a heated 25m pool. We conduct world-leading Baby and Parent ...
REVIEWS
"Pigeon teats rule!"
by Alex
Pigeon PP Wide Neck reviews ›
"Wonderful natural Aussie made product!"
by Mrstwr
Baby U Goat Milk Moisturiser reviews ›
"Replaced good quality with cheap tight nappies"
by Kris
Coles Comfy Bots Nappies reviews ›