Two Familiar Faces Come Out: Actress Maria Bello, UK Olympian Tom Daley

By: Monday December 2, 2013 3:59 pm

Actress Maria Bello, stating she was in a relationship with a woman, came out in Friday’s New York Times. And today, UK diver Tom Daley–who won bronze in the 10-meter platform at last summer’s Olympics–came out on YouTube

 

TV Recognizes the “Modern Family” — Why Not Governments?

By: Saturday February 23, 2013 6:41 pm

I’m struck by how fast family realities change and how slowly laws and societal perceptions about what’s “right” reflect those changes. The couples depicted in Modern Family, the prime-time sitcom depicting “non-traditional” — e.g., same-sex, interracial, and inter-generational — couples, were surely seen by society at large as more unusual in 2009, when the show first aired, than even just five years later.

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