Jesse Tyler Ferguson has swapped sitcoms for raising a modern family of his own. The actor and husband Justin Mikita welcomed son Beckett via a surrogate last July, and have been settling into fatherhood ever since. On Monday, the former Modern Family star joked to Ellen DeGeneres that "we're raising him gay until he decides he's straight," telling the talk show host that the 8-month-old baby has been listening to "a lot of show tunes because that's what I like. It's not just show tunes, thought. Ferguson, 45, added that Beckett's "first exposure to music" was Britney Spears, which his new dads played on the way home from the hospital. When asked by DeGeneres if Ferguson will love his son the same if he ends up not being gay, he responded "absolutely" — and admitted that he expects Beckett will grow up to "be such a straight kid.
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The way we talk about race, sexual orientation, and mental health all factored in to the changes. The way we communicate is constantly changing and so are the very words we use to do so. Sometimes new verbiage is created to catch up with evolving technology, and sometimes we change old language to remove stigma or cultural insensitivities. With a year like being so full of historic events and societal changes, we've been doing a lot of reexamination. So it's no wonder the indispensable Dictionary. Not only were new entries added to the site, but 15, definitions were also updated—and that includes Dictionary. So which terms have been shelved?
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In fact, for much of the 19th and 20th centuries, a vast majority of the population including doctors and scholars believed that members of the LGBTQ community suffered from mental disorders. Then, the Stonewall Riots changed everything. In , police raided a gay bar called the Stonewall Inn in New York City and those inside fought back.
Image credit: Ben Blackall. He and his father are on board a ferry, leaving their home on the Isle of Wight behind. Because of years of discrimination, shame and death, the Ritchie Tozers of the world — almost 40 years on — are largely unknown to young queer people today. Creator Russell T. I was in Oxford.