TLC's My Husband's Not Gay Special Already Courting Major Controversy

January 6, 2015 4:40 PM

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TLC's My Husband's Not Gay Special Already Courting Major Controversy

TLC has another controversy on its hands. The network's new special, My Husband's Not Gay, has come under fire from GLAAD. The new special follows a group of Mormons "who are happily married and attracted to their wives," according to a press release for the show. But, the men are "also attracted to other men." However, the men in the TV special refer to their feelings as "Same Sex Attraction" and do not identify as gay. And this is where the controversy comes in.

"This show is downright irresponsible," Sarah Kate Ellis, GLAAD president & CEO, said in a statement. "No one can change who they love, and, more importantly, no one should have to. By investing in this dangerous programming, TLC is putting countless young LGBT people in harm's way."

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