Gay Couple Mock Nephew's Gender Question, Family Joins In, Now Accused Of Ganging Up On Him. AITA?

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A gay couple and their family had a get-together for the first time since the pandemic hit. During the event, one of their nephews asked which of them was 'the woman,' prompting them to respond humorously. They created a points system and debated the gendering of breakfast foods. However, the nephew got sulkier and sulkier until he walked away in disgust. The couple thought it was a harmless way of responding, but now the nephew's brother alleges they ganged up on a child. Were they in the wrong? Read more to find out if they're the a**holes.

Navigating the 'edgy teen' stage with family post-pandemic 😬👨‍👩‍👧‍👦

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Nephew's gender question sparks evo-psych BS. Family ganging up. AITA?

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Gay couple humorously shuts down nephew's gender question 👨‍❤️‍💋‍👨

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Couple hilariously challenge gender roles, but it backfires. AITA?

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The family joins in on mocking the nephew's gender question 😕

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Playful gender debate with nephew goes wrong. Family feud erupts. 😬

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Mocking gender questions, harmless or hurtful? AITA dilemma.

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Is catering to a child's gender question necessary? 🤔 AITA?

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Gay couple and family mock nephew's gender question, now accused. 😂🤔

A gay couple and their family had a get-together, during which their nephew asked a question that offended them. Instead of getting upset, they made a joke out of it. They started noting down their various 'feminine' and 'masculine' aspects, deliberately absurd stuff like who wears more pink, who cries easier, who's better at sports, and who's got better survival skills. The other adults joined in, and they made up a points system and debated the gendering of breakfast foods. However, the nephew didn't find it amusing and got upset, accusing them of ganging up on him. The couple and the family never meant to hurt him, but now they are questioning if they were in the wrong. What do you think? Share your thoughts in the comments below.

NTA uncle and family handle nephew's gender question in hilarious way 😂

PerezFam | PerezFam

Debate over gendered cereal, lucky charms are pan-sexual. 😂

Squish_the_android | Squish_the_android

Engaging discussion on challenging gender stereotypes and homophobia. 🌈

QTPie2338 | QTPie2338

NTA! Responding with gentle humor addressed bigotry without escalation.

KittySnowpants | KittySnowpants

Breakfast cereal gendering dilemma brings levity to serious discussion. 😂

ParsimoniousSalad | ParsimoniousSalad

Gay couple shuts down radicalized nephew's rude question. 👏 NTA.

worryaboutYOUhoe | worryaboutYOUhoe

NTA. Family member deliberately attempts emotional abuse, receives harmless retaliation.

SweatyFig3000 | SweatyFig3000

NTA! You handled the situation well. 19 heard a twisted tale.

revewrecker | revewrecker

NTA. Teaching consequences to a homophobic comment. 👍

The__Riker__Maneuver | The__Riker__Maneuver

Responding to a nephew's inappropriate gender comment with humor. NTA.

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Not the a**hole for not tolerating toxic behavior 👍

ChainerPrime | ChainerPrime

NTA. The family turns the tables on a homophobic nephew 👏

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Exploring gender norms, kid didn't get the joke. NTA.

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Standing up to homophobia: Gay couple and family teach nephew a lesson 👏🌈

Larcztar | Larcztar

Spectacular clapback to nephew's gender question! 👏🏼😂 #NTA

GrandpaJoeSloth | GrandpaJoeSloth

Teaching moment: Nephew's gender question turned into a positive lesson. 🏳️‍🌈

AbrocomaOk8158 | AbrocomaOk8158

Teens will be teens 🤷‍♂️ NTA stands up to nephew

DarkRogus | DarkRogus

Standing up to entitled kids with a NTA judgement 👍

Karl-Marx-sama | Karl-Marx-sama

Handling gender questions with grace and humor. 👍

DisneyAddict2021 | DisneyAddict2021

Gay couple schools nephew on bigotry, family approves. NTA 🏳️‍🌈

Ok_Bus_2038 | Ok_Bus_2038

Handling gender questions with grace and humor 🏳️‍🌈✨

Feisty-Donkey | Feisty-Donkey

Setting boundaries and consequences. 💪

Gimmecheesenow | Gimmecheesenow

Commenter finds humor in situation, supports family. 😂🌈

rediitbuju | rediitbuju

Agreeing with the comment, calling out the edgy troll 🤣

PommeDeSang | PommeDeSang

Adults defend against gender ignorance. NTA 👍

notahappybunny123 | notahappybunny123

Support for mocking gender question sparks debate. 🤔

likeahike | likeahike

Handling bigotry within family - NTA sets boundaries 👏🏽

Cute_Character_1603 | Cute_Character_1603

Gay couple stands up to homophobic nephew. NTA.

Blue_winged_yoshi | Blue_winged_yoshi

Support for a witty NTA amidst family drama 🌈🧁

constantlyfrustr8d | constantlyfrustr8d

Handling gender question with grace. Nephew overreacts. NTA.

No-Policy-4095 | No-Policy-4095

Handling gender questions with grace. 🌈

Fearless_Act_3698 | Fearless_Act_3698

Mocking a teenager's gender question: NTA or ESH?

kittynaed | kittynaed

Handling gender questions with grace 🌈👍

Sagerie | Sagerie

Teaching teens life lessons, NTA for not coddling.

The_Big_Red_Wookie | The_Big_Red_Wookie

Comment section turning into a sitcom 😂

PartyLobster3066 | PartyLobster3066

Sometimes people need to feel upset to learn 🤷‍♂️ #NTA

crockofpot | crockofpot

Turning a gender question into a game, NTA wins! 🏆

sendmeanangelofthurs | sendmeanangelofthurs

Standing up to a snarky comment with grace. 👏

bite_me_losers | bite_me_losers

Engaging strangers in a bar or seeking advice online? 🤔

TwoCentsPsychologist | TwoCentsPsychologist

Turning a cruel comment into a game - NTA 👏🏽👏🏽

lunarlychallenged | lunarlychallenged

Commenters applaud NTA's response with clapping hands emoji.

Flintejae | Flintejae

Lesson well taught, harmless prank on edgy nephew. 👍

ForwardPlenty | ForwardPlenty

Dealing with a bratty family member's edgy hot take.

DiTrastevere | DiTrastevere

Support for breaking gender conventions in a fun way. 🌈

Blendinnotblandin | Blendinnotblandin

Family defends gay couple, internet approves. ❤

smartsassseahorse | smartsassseahorse

Support for gay couple after family conflict ❤️👬


Teaching teens boundaries is tough, but necessary 👍

lethologica5 | lethologica5

Family supports gay couple after nephew’s insensitive gender question 🌈❤️

TheLavenderAuthor | TheLavenderAuthor

Handling gender questions with grace. Nephew learns a lesson.

InterestingMix7961 | InterestingMix7961

Child asks invasive gender question, couple mocked them. NTA.

ksarlathotep | ksarlathotep

Not the a-hole for standing up for themselves and nephew 🏳️‍🌈❤️

straw_hat95 | straw_hat95

Commenter defends OP, calls out nephew's behavior. 👍

Dismal_Energy | Dismal_Energy