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October 22, 2012

Chad Griffin: 'I initially wondered if they were serious'

Since Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is very publicly against gay marriage, there was much surprise when his wife, Ann Romney, said one of their favorite shows was ABC's Modern Family which features the gay couple of Cam and Mitch.

Among those surprised, and amused, was Human Rights Campaign President Chad Griffin.

September 24, 2012

Sitcom featuring gay couple takes four Primetime Emmy awards last night

Modern Family, which features a gay couple as two of the central characters, has won four Emmys including outstanding comedy series.

This is the third year Modern Family have taken the outstanding comedy series prize, this time beating competition from 30 Rock, The Big Bang Theory, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Girls and Veep.

The show also took the comedy series awards for outstanding director (Steven Levitan), supporting actress (Julie Bowen) and supporting actor (Eric Stonestreet, who plays gay father Cameron Tucker).

August 30, 2012

Talk show host makes suggestion after learning ABC comedy is one of Romney's favorite shows

The wife of Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney has gotten a little more than she bargained for after mentioning in an interview that her favorite show is ABC's Modern Family which features the gay couple of Cam and Mitch.

The show's creator and executive producer Steve Levitan took to Twitter this week to respond to Ann Romney's taste ion TV shows which would seem to fly in the face of her husband's political stance against gay marriage.

'We'll offer her the role of officiant at Mitch & Cam's wedding. As soon as it's legal,' Levitan tweeted.

August 29, 2012

Before primetime cameras start rolling, Republicans approve platform with strong anti-same sex marriage

Before Ann Romney went primetime to explain why her husband deserved to be president of the US,  the Republicans had some business to do. It was nothing spectacular. When Democrats meet next week, they will do the same. Yesterday afternoon, the Grand Old Party (GOP) approved its party platform.

August 28, 2012

Steve Levitan: 'We'll offer her the role of officiant at Mitch & Cam's wedding. As soon as it's legal'

Ann Romney, wife of Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, says her favorite show is the ABC comedy Modern Family which features the gay couple of Cam and Mitch.

The couple are raising an adopted daughter in the Emmy-winning show that revolves around Cam and Mitch as well as the families of Mitch's father and sister.

The show's creator and executive producer Steve Levitan took to Twitter to respond to the potential First Lady's television taste which would seem to fly in the face of her husband's political stance against gay marriage.

August 28, 2012

Steve Levitan: 'We'll offer her the role of officiant at Mitch & Cam's wedding. As soon as it's legal'

Ann Romney, wife of Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, says her favorite show is the ABC comedy Modern Family which features the gay couple of Cam and Mitch.

The couple are raising an adopted daughter in the Emmy-winning show that revolves around Cam and Mitch as well as the families of Mitch's father and sister.

The show's creator and executive producer Steve Levitan took to Twitter to respond to the potential First Lady's television taste which would seem to fly in the face of her husband's political stance against gay marriage.

April 16, 2012

Elizabeth Birch: 'This is a manufactured battle over things on which we mostly agree'

Hilary Rosen's comment last week on CNN that Ann Romney, wife of presumptive Republican presidential nominee, had 'never worked a day in her life,' has caused a political firestorm that has yet to subside.

Elizabeth Birch, Rosen's parner until 2006, is speaking out about the fallout against the woman with whom she is raising twins adopted in 1999.

April 12, 2012

Hilary Rosen had said Ann Romney 'has never worked a day in her life'

Hilary Rosen, who regularly appears on various CNN programs giving a Democratic perspective, is under fire for saying this week that the wife of presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney had 'never worked a day in her life.'

She said Wednesday (11 April)  that Romney was unqualified to speak about the kinds of economic issues facing women in America because his knowledge of women's issues comes from his wife, Ann Romney, the mother of their five sons, who had never had to struggle financially.

April 12, 2012

Hilary Rosen had said Ann Romney 'has never worked a day in her life'

Hilary Rosen, who regularly appears on various CNN programs giving a Democratic perspective, is under fire for saying this week that the wife of presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney had 'never worked a day in her life.'

She said Wednesday (11 April)  that Romney was unqualified to speak about the kinds of economic issues facing women in America because his knowledge of women's issues comes from his wife, Ann Romney, the mother of their five sons, who had never had to struggle financially.