Haggard has been married to Gayle Alcorn since Colorado, USA: Strong, loving relationships between children and their parents may be strengthened but if a relationship is already strained, those relationships may be further damaged or destroyed by the child coming out. The first prominent American to reveal his homosexuality was the poet Robert Duncan. The closet metaphor, in turn, is extended to the forces and pressures of heterosexist society and its institutions.
The review, however, takes a decidedly different tack than other published reviews:
Most polls show African-Americans evenly divided about gay marriage, but the vocal opposition, led by preachers, has gained more attention. We're not a drinking family. News", December 18, In exchange, ministers received federal funds for their community programs through Bush's faith-based initiative.