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"Breakfast With Scot" is a movie about two dads and their adopted son. In the film, actor Tom Cavanagh (Ed, Scrubs) plays a gay former Toronto Maple Leaf who works as a broadcaster for a sports network. He plays his sexuality on the down-low until his more affected son draws attention to the family.
The NHL and the Maple Leafs hockey team both gave permission for their logos to be used in the movie, which is a first for a gay-themed movie.
Our favorite Popular actress, Tammy Lynn (Michaels) Etheridge got the attention of the New York Post lately with a post on her blog about George W. Bush.
On hollywood farm girl, Tammy writes:
you are a criminal
you are raping our country of our intentions"
"this war is
war for profit
something i am sure
the bible does not favor
"weapons of mass destruction:
the current american government."
Rosie O'Donnell recently stood-up (literally) to an angry homophobe after finishing dinner at a restaraunt with her partner, Kelli.
Rosie uses poems to describe her life and views on Rosie.com. This is an excerpt from the poem entitled 'motorcycle man':
tonight dinner in so beach
a very gay city
kel and i
in r pt cruiser - top down
we had just finished eating
about to head home
2 2 many people
came a bald screaming infuriated man
it’s always a man
i tell ya
Here's an odd memoir of growing up gay with a gay parent: Alison Bechdel's "Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic" (Mariner,$13.95).
The Seattle Times says it's a heavy, sometimes depressing book, but it gets a glowing review.
Time Magazine named "Fun Home" its 2006 book of the year, and it's been reissued in paperback.
The Philadelphia Gay and Lesbian Theatre Festival has produced James Still's Iron Kisses. A play which focuses on a rich man's nuclear family with a gay twist. The son, Billy, is gay and getting married to his lover, Michael, in San Francisco.
The Philadelphia Inquirer gives the show gets a so-so review with a nod to set design.
How do gay men and lesbians work together to form families? Melbourne-based filmmaker, Miranda Wills, explores the issues of gay parenting in a documentary screened at the Sydney Film Festival.
2 Mums and a Dad takes place over a two-year-period. The film captures the lives of Fiona and her girlfriend, who want a baby, and Darren, who also wants to be a parent.
Our friends at Celebrity Baby Blog annouced the winners of the First Celebrity Baby Blog Awards. The site, which is dedicated to celebrity babies, used electronic ballots to tally the votes. Readers picked all of the categories, nominees and winners.
Listed below are winners that may
not interest Proud Parenting members:
Most stylish dad.....Brad Pitt
Most stylish mom.....Gwen Stefani
Best/cutest baby bump.....Angelina Jolie