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Tonight, NBC will premiere the long awaited comedy series The New Normal at 10pm, following the season premiere of The Voice. The show follows a gay couple trying to start a family with the help of a surrogate mother and has found itself being targeted by groups like One Million Moms, who responded as though this depiction of same-sex parents was something they’d never seen before, saying it symbolized “the decay of morals and values.” Read more at http://glaad.org/thenewnormal
“Who do you love? Who do you love and will you be loyal to the person you love? That’s what people are finding out what all marriages at their root are about. Whether they are marriages of lesbians or gay men or heterosexuals” - Joe Biden on Meet the Press Biden also credited the TV show Will & Grace with growing acceptance — watch his remarks now: http://glaad.org/blog/video-vp-biden-says-will-and-grace-educated-americans-equality