TORONTO - Exactly who is it who wants Mother’s Day and Father’s Day changed to be more sensitive to families with gay and lesbian parents?
Not Lisa Woods and her long-time same-sex partner.
The Elementary Teacher’s Federation of Ontario’s (ETFO) has proposed the idea of coming up with alternative names for days set aside to honour mothers and fathers as a way to accommodate the children of same sex parents.
It “gave me a chuckle,” said Woods.
Her GTA family does not need anybody to create special days to celebrate parenthood in their household.
Don’t make any special accommodations for them.
“As a lesbian who has been with her wife for 13 years and married 10, with two in the public school system, I have to admit that changing Mother’s Day and Father’s Day is quite silly,” she said.