Finding out your child is gay is a confusing and confronting experience for many parents.
- Gay and Lesbian issues - a guide for parents and families
It can be a shocking moment for a parent when their child reveals that he or she is homosexual, and reactions can be driven by prejudice and fear at exactly the moment the child most needs love and support.
- My Son is Gay
From the files of Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (FFLAG), the following letter demonstrates how a mother coped with the revelation that her son is gay… and reveals that social prejudices still cause him problems.