Out singer Sir Elton John has
criticized fashion designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana's
comments on gay families.
“The only family is the traditional
one,” the business partners and former lovers told Italian magazine
“No chemical offspring and rented uterus. Life has a natural
flow; there are things that cannot be changed.”
“Procreation must be an act of love.
I call children of chemistry synthetic children.”
John, who is raising two children with
his husband, filmmaker David Furnish, called for a boycott of the
fashion brand Dolce and Gabbana.
“How dare you refer to my beautiful
children as 'synthetic,'” John said in an
“And shame on you for wagging your
judgmental little finger at IVF – a miracle that has allowed
legions of loving people, both straight and gay, to fulfill their
dream of having children.”
“Your archaic thinking is out of step
with the times, just like your fashions. I shall never wear Dolce
and Gabbana ever again. #BoycottDolceGabbana.”