In the year 2023, prominent right-wing commentators still have a problem with same-sex parents
Right-wing commentators are cynically leveraging a horrific story of alleged child sexual abuse to drum up opposition to adoption by gay and lesbian couples.
The right’s hateful anti-LGBTQ vitriol — and the GOP’s cruel legislative efforts in response — have largely focused in recent years on trans people and drag queens. But old-fashioned gay-bashing hasn’t died out on the right, with influential figures continuing to target same-sex couples who want to participate in institutions typically praised by American conservatives, like marriage and parenthood.
On Wednesday night, Fox host Laura Ingraham used her prime-time show to detail the...