Okay, so maybe I should rethink this for a minute.
Bad 80’s movies aside, I think I should stand by that statement. I wish I had gay parents.
Er…well…let me try again.
I don’t WISH I had gay parents. I love my parents. They aren’t perfect, and they are now divorced. But they are kind and caring and understanding, and they helped me grow up to be the person I am today. Which may or may not indicate that they did a decent job.
So I don’t wish my parents had been gay. But looking back, I don’t think I would have minded it one bit.
In fact, I think I would have turned out just as good or even better had I been raised by two married (or as good as married) men or women.
The simple fact that a homosexual couple cannot have a child by accident.
A gay couple can’t accidentally get pregnant. They can’t have a child when they don’t think they’re ready. They can’t have a child when their finances are barely enough to support themselves.
When a gay couple has a child, it is done after much thought and consideration. Not because gay people are more thoughtful or more considerate, but because they have no other choice.
A gay couple is like a couple who adopts. They may not be perfect, but you know for certain that they have children because they wanted them and planned for it.
But of course, many of our religious friends have a different opinion.
What do you think?