Wednesday, August 18, 2004
But just when you thought Fox had taken the prize for demeaning, offensive programming, MTV strikes back!!! While it seems innocent, a show helping kids come out to their parents (which, thanks in part, I'm sure, to MTV's love for anti-gay stereotypes and artists, lots of kids need), the casting call belies the awful bit: "...we'll explain this hilarious new show..."
Yeah, because risking your relationships with your entire family and turning your life inside out is bloody funny! And no one could possibly get hurt. My parents didn't freak when I came out to them, but if I'd done it on international TV, I would probably not be alive today.
(hat tip to Chrisafer)