Posted by on May 11, 2024 5:00 pm
Originally From: Queerty

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Image Credit: ‘Our Sons,’ ABC

Welcome back to our queer film retrospective, “A Gay Old Time.” In this week’s column, in anticipation of Mother’s Day, we’re looking back at 1991’s Our Sons about moms who bond over their children’s relationship.

Norman Bates said it best. A boy’s best friend is his mother. 

It’s a cliché, of course, that every gay man is a mama’s boy—a cliché that’s often repeated and propagated through media. There is some truth in how a young boy whose inclinations fight against traditional “boy” things is able to bond more easily with his mother than his father. But every family, every gay child, and every mother is completely different, even if media portrayals don’t often showcase that.

This week, to celebrate Mother’s Day,

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