TLC Faces Pressure to Cancel ‘My Husband’s Not Gay’ Special, GLAAD Calls Show ‘Dangerous’

January 6, 2015 3:06 PM

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TLC Faces Pressure to Cancel ‘My Husband’s Not Gay’ Special, GLAAD Calls Show ‘Dangerous’

TLC is facing growing criticism over the decision to air “My Husband’s Not Gay,” a one-hour special slated to air on Jan. 11, which follows a group of Mormon men who, according to the network’s description, “are happily married and attracted to their wives, but they are also attracted to other men. They refer to it as Same Sex Attraction… not gay, SSA.”

A Change.org petition protesting the special has amassed over 71,000 signatures urging TLC to cancel the broadcast. Josh Sanders, a gay Christian man, began the petition because he believes the show “promotes the false and dangerous idea that gay people can and should choose to be straight in order ...

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