This Cute Comic Book based on Two-Dads Family educates children about homosexuality

“Daddy’s Roommate”- a comic book which explains how a family with homosexual parents is a normal and happy family, addresses a young boy whose divorced father now lives with his boyfriend. This book breaks several myths and stereotypes about homosexuality.

The best thing about this book is it’s a children’s comic book. Educating children about homosexuality is very crucial to end ignorance and prejudice; to build a hate-free inclusive and educated society.

Daddy’s Roommate was one of the first children’s books in America to portray homosexuality in a positive light; the two men in the book do the same things heterosexual couples do, taking care of the house and the children.

The child says in this book, “Homosexuality is just another type of love. My dad and his friend are happy together. And i am happy with them.”

An imgur user ‘usernumberseven’ shared the German Version of this book with English Translations. Here is a glimpse: 

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In the year 1991, American author Michael Willhoite published this book. This book came out at a time, when America  had a homophobic and ignorant society. And so it was the one of the most challenging books of 90s America. It also became a point of discussion in the 2008 US Presidential Elections. The book played a great role to end ignorance and homophobia in American society.

Six years after writing and illustrating Daddy’s Roommate, Michael Willhoite wrote a sequel to the book called ‘Daddy’s Wedding.’

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