Saturday, December 08, 2007

Did Ya Hear About Our John?

He’s a Gay Man Now!

Yes, I know, things have been very serious here at The Wild Reed of late.

So . . . it’s time to lighten things up a bit! And who better to do that than British comedienne,
Catherine Tate?

The following video segment is comprised of four short skits featuring Catherine as the Irish Catholic mother of “John,” a young lad who has just come out as a “gay man.” The responses of John’s mum and friends are hilarious, and highlight the absurdity of any number of stereotypes assigned to gay people.

Oh, yeah, and I wonder if the accepting response of John’s mother and friends amounts to “cooperation in grave evil,” as recently outlined by Archbishop John Nienstedt? (O-oh. There I go getting serious again!)

For more of Catherine Tate on The Wild Reed, visit:
A Humorous Look at Internalized Homophobia

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