When my wife told me she wanted to take Mikey to the store to pick out a Barbie I said, “No! I will not allow you to turn my son gay by allowing him to play with dolls! Get the boy a truck with flames and shit!” as I ate my steak and sipped my bud light. SIKE! I was actually really ok with it. Not because of some progressive semi-political agenda or belief that he should explore his feminine side, but because it just isn’t a big deal to me. Those of you who know me can confirm that I am a pretty conservative guy, but this issue is something I have put a lot of thought into. (more…)