Waymon Hudson

"Dear Abby" supports Gay Marriage and other LGBT issues

Filed By Waymon Hudson | October 10, 2007 10:40 AM | comments

Filed in: Marriage Equality, Media
Tags: Dear Abby

Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at PhotobucketJeanne Phillips, advice columnist “Dear Abby”, will be honored with PFLAG’s first "Straight for Equality" award.

"I believe if two people want to commit to each other, God bless 'em," the syndicated advice columnist told The Associated Press. "That is the highest form of commitment, for heaven's sake."

Read more about her and her no-nonsense stance on LGBT issues here.

I say good for you, Abby! We need more mainstream media voices who understand our community and can treat our issues with sensitivity and civility.


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Michael Crawford Michael Crawford | October 10, 2007 12:37 PM

Abby rocks!

Its really great to see PFLAG honoring straight allies who step up loudly and proudly about their support for LGBT equality.

Isn't she dead?

I mean, great! Just wondering....

Actually, the originally Dear Abby was her mother. She now has alzheimers, so her daughter recently took over.

They both have been suprisingly understanding and supportive of LGBT issues. In fact, the original Dear Abby is credited with making PFLAG a nationally known organization by mentioning it in her column.

Both of the Dear Abby writers have been unabashed supporters. PFLAG made a wise choice in choosing her for the 1st Straight for Equality award.