GLAAD calls TLC’s ‘My Husband’s Not Gay’ ‘dangerous programming’

GLAAD calls TLC’s ‘My Husband’s Not Gay’ ‘dangerous programming’

Gay rights advocacy group GLAAD has condemned TLC’s new show “My Husband’s Not Gay,” which depicts men who are same-sex attracted but choose not to pursue a homosexual lifestyle. Calling the show “dangerous programming,” GLAAD blasted TLC for putting young LGBT people “in harm’s way” and pointed to a petition calling for the network to cancel the program.

GLAAD argues that the show sends a message reminiscent of faith-based efforts to change sexual orientation, which are not supported by the American Medical Association and the American Psychological Association and have been banned in both California and New Jersey. Such a message, the group says, endangers young LGBT people. The Daily Mail reports:

“No one can change who they love, and, more importantly, no one should have to,” GLAAD president Sarah Kate Ellis said in a statement. “By investing in this dangerous programming, TLC is putting countless young LGBT people in harm’s way.”

Continue reading →


Commenting Policy

We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, vulgarity, profanity, all caps, or discourteous behavior. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain a courteous and useful public environment where we can engage in reasonable discourse.

You may use HTML in your comments. Feel free to review the full list of allowed HTML here.