Iowa Student Zach Wahls: Why I’m Defending My Two Moms

As discussed in the audio lecture, after IA college student Zach Wahls testified about being raised by lesbian mothers before the IA judiciary about a proposed new law, the video of his testimony went viral.  Here is his response to this event and a discussion of his upbringing.

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  1. I was happy to see this brought up in the online lecture because I had the opportunity to see him when he came to Longwood’s campus. He was a great speaker and I learned about his lifestyle due to his upbringing from his lesbian parents. A lot that was in his response above was discussed when I saw his speech on campus.

    I think it’s cool that he expressed that the values he learned was in Boys Scouts and that he took a stand for gay rights in his hometown. I believe that he is a great role model for activists with the same beliefs and that like it was said in the audio lecture, heterosexual couples can learn a lot from lesbian couples when it comes to taking care of children.

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