A stay-at-home dad says a Bay Area moms' group told him he’s unwelcome because he is heterosexual.
Haran Yaffe runs a start-up from home so he can be with his daughter. He says he recently applied to join the Burlingame Mothers’ Club and was quickly rejected.
The mother's group explained via e-mail that he can't join because he is a straight man.
“Dear Haran, Unfortunately, we were unable to approve your request for membership to Burlingame Mothers’ Club,” the e-mail said.
Yaffe recounted the rest of the e-mail: “The group is for mothers. If your wife wants to join she’s welcome. Unless you are in a same-sex relationship with a child then we’d be happy to accept you.”
The issue raised questions about discrimination. After NBC Bay Area’s story aired Tuesday evening, the mothers’ group responded to requests for comment: "Unfortunately, Haran was given some wrong information due to a membership error. We sincerely apologize for our mistakes a look forward to welcoming him and his whole family."