Holidays—It Should Be So Nice

BY Advocate Contributors

October 13 2010 3:00 AM ET

HOLIDAY BLUES X390 (STOCK) | ADVOCATE.COMTalking a relative into supporting gay rights over a holiday meal—without sparking a family feud

Try to defuse it with humor. You can win a lot more hearts and minds with humor than with anything else. Of course, if someone’s being blatantly homophobic, tell them, “I’m gay.” The more of us who say that, the less of an issue it’ll be. But if all else fails—food fight.

STEPHANIE MILLER X100 | ADVOCATE.COMStephanie Miller, host of The Stephanie Miller Show, a nationally syndicated radio program (