An interesting perspective on the gender equality in Toys R Us.
Since day one in the gay marriage debate, the “traditional marriage” advocates have leveraged cries of indignation, and hyperbolic circular arguments to make their points. Most of these arguments listed the many things that same sex couples “could not do”, which, clearly they not only COULD do but were already doing. The underlying point all the irrational statements have in common is one foundational core that its advocates desperately want to “protect”. That point is that men and women hold mutually exclusive roles in the family and neither of those roles can or should be filled by a member of the opposite gender.
The anti-gay advocates rail against parents like me because they fear that by being myself, I am incapable of fulfilling a role not defined for me. They say that I will deprive the children under my care. It seems self-evident to them that I, no…
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