Drama focusing on what happens to a family when the mother comes out as gay. The narrative unfolds over the course of two weeks, as they react to the news of their mother's homosexuality
Central to the story is the experience of the 16-year-old daughter, following her journey from initial feelings of shock, anger and disgust, to a greater acceptance through her changing relationship with her family and teenage peers.
Set in suburban middle England, the programme deals with gay issues away from the clichés of the gay 'scene' by seeing them within a context of everyday family life.
Drama focusing on what happens to a family when the mother comes out as gay. The narrative unfolds over the course of…
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Inspired by stories from real life, Mum's Gone Gay examines the impact on families with teenage children when a parent comes out