Same-sex marriage is more than just a legislative issue that states and voters debate. If you live in the US, chances are pretty high that your lil one will meet a kid with one or more gay parents at some point. When your tot comes home with questions about different types of families, or if you're a gay parent looking for some language to explain your home life to your child, these books are a great way to get the conversation started.
Swedish meatballs. IKEA. Abba. Free health care and education. As if those riches weren't enough for one nation to hoard, now comes the news that over the weekend, Eva Brunne, above left, was ordained as Sweden's first openly gay bishop. Another female pastor, Tuulikki Koivunen Bylund, was also ordained as Bishop of Härnösand in northern Sweden. Around 75 percent of Swedes belong to the Lutheran church.
Brunne, 55, is in a civil union partnership with another woman and both of them are the parents of a three-year-old child.
Did I mention that Sweden also allows same-sex couples to adopt children and was one of the first countries to marry gay people in a major church? Yeah, I'll stop now, but I could go on. Sweden seriously has it going on.