Topic: kids

10 Things Not To Say To A Lesbian Mom

10 Things Not To Say To A Lesbian Mom

I have yet to have children but when/if I do, my fiancée and I will most likely be looking at the following annoying inquiries. I know this because we’re already dealing with variations on these same inquiries about our family and how we relate to another one. While there are obviously much, much worse comments you can make to a same-sex family (like my lovely neighbor who daily refers to my fiancée and I as “dyke bitches,” well GOOD MORNING TO YOU TOO), the following always seem to come from well-intentioned individuals. More »

Adorable Biracial 6-Year-Old In Needlessly Controversial Cheerios Ad Gives Amazing Interview

Adorable Biracial 6-Year-Old In Needlessly Controversial Cheerios Ad Gives Amazing Interview

Remember that adorable little girl in the Cheerios ad that garnered a bunch of negative attention for featuring a biracial family? Well, that adorable kid is a real kid! And unlike many of the peculiar, robotic interviews child actors often give, the one she had Tuesday morning with MSNBC is so genuinely sweet, it is as heartwarming and “awwww”-inducing as seeing five puppies cuddle with a giant teddybear wearing a bow tie. More »

I’m Not Mad That Gwyneth Paltrow Is Selling Bikinis For Children — Just At These Creepy Advertisements

I'm Not Mad That Gwyneth Paltrow Is Selling Bikinis For Children -- Just At These Creepy Advertisements

We make fun of Gwyneth Paltrow a lot here at The Gloss, but that’s typically just us poking at her ridiculously out-of-touch attitude toward money, food and the world at large.

Now, though, she’s being hit with a whole lot of criticism from all directions for selling bikinis to children on GOOP. I’m admittedly not opposed to bikinis for kids — so they’re wearing two pieces of cloth instead of one, big deal — but I am totally disturbed by the photos GOOP is using to market these bikinis to children. More »