Cpeter hates women. He has no idea what he is missing.Guppy is a raging homophobe and seems genuinely unaware that the rest of the world no longr lives in the 1950's. She'll say incredibly idiotic things and whine when her errors are pointed out.
My parents prized education more than probably any other factor. They encouraged us to learn things even if they weren't career-oriented, and to question anything that seemed incongruous.
I'm not sure they allow "take a child to work" day in medical facilities these days, but I can imagine it: "Now, honey, this is called a speculum--can you pronounce that? Now, you aren't going to BELIEVE what Mommy is going to do with this..."
No one in their right mind wants to be gay.