Say What?! 5 Bad Questions for Gay Parents

BY Michelle Garcia

August 19 2011 7:00 AM ET

BAD QUESTIONS PREGNANT WOMEN X560 (PHOTOS.COM) | ADVOCATE.COM

Q:  Whose children are they? 

Dan Bloom: This is the question that probably pisses me off the most. It would never be asked of heterosexual parents. My responses have included “I don’t understand your question” or “If I understand your question correctly, we’re both their parents.” Sometimes we just say, “They’re both of ours.” When asked in front of the kids, it’s horribly confusing to them — they have no conception of why the question would ever be posed.

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