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Dan Savage On Kid Vs. Bachmann

"As a gay parent I'm really not comfortable with this. Even if that eight-year-old kid wanted to do it, even if confronting Michele Bachmann was the kid's idea, even if the kid was excited about being in a YouTube video, this just isn't cool. The enemies of LGBT equality use small children as props in their misleading commercials and at their hate rallies all the time. It's a credit to our side that this sort of thing—a gay parent pushing a child into the face of a hater like Bachmann—is so rare that this video shocks the conscience." - Dan Savage, reaction to yesterday's viral clip of a small child telling Crazy Eyes, "My mommy is gay and she doesn't need to be fixed.

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