A Letter to Dad – He’s Better off Dead if he’s Gay.

22 Dec

Please note that this article is not an argument about the morality of same-sex relationships.  It is a story about a parent’s response to their child’s sexual orientation.  It is written by Sam Riviera.


You probably thought you’d never hear from me again. Well, it’s me. I’m alive.

But now I’m somewhere where you can never find me or hurt me.

LGBT Homeless TEenThere’s a public library near here where I can get on the internet. I check Facebook. Sometimes I see your posts. I read that you found out I’m gay. Did you really say “He’s better off dead if he’s gay”? What is that supposed to mean? Is that some kind of threat? To your own flesh and blood? You want me dead? Seriously?

Read the rest of this article here.


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