As seen in http://use.perl.org/~TorgoX/journal/29288:
One of the parents who planned to attend as a member of the gay rights group Family Pride said the goal was to reach beyond politics. "It's so funny to us that people are saying we're politicising this," Colleen Gillespie, a New York University professor, told the Guardian. "We're going so that American citizens across the country can see and meet our families, rather than hear politicians talk about us."
Um, people normally don't go to the Eater Egg Roll to make political statements or points. That is what you are doing, and you admit it. So why complain about people accurately representing what you are doing?
This is me boggling.