Instant Family Continues a Trend Toward Realistic Portrayals of Foster Care
From Bambi to Frozen, Disney is no stranger to creating movies where parents die. Annie is a classic that exposed the hard-knock life in an orphanage, and Matilda ends with the title character being adopted by her teacher.
Media Mum on the Foster Care Aspect of “The Fosters”?
This past week, ABC’s one-hour drama The Fosters featured the youngest gay kiss in television history. Since the airing, a lot of mainstream media outlets have covered or commented on the episode.
Q&A: “The Fosters” Creator Peter Paige
“The Fosters,” a television drama about a same-sex couple raising foster youths will return to screens tonight, Jan. 13, at 9pm EST. The show first aired on June 3 of last year, and has been picked up by ABC Family for a second full season.
Mass Media Dives into Queer, Foster Care Issues
By Erica Hellerstein At first glance, the family eating dinner in the pilot episode of ABC Family’s new drama, “The Fosters,” seems like any old America family. An adolescent boy sits across the table from his polished twin sister, in a kitchen with white walls and sleek hardwood floors.