Her husband kicked out their teenage son for being gay, but this ‘Country Mama’ fought back

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07/23/2020

There has been a drastic change in public opinion over homosexuality in the past thirty years, especially when it comes to parents accepting their gay children. According to Pew Research, in 1985, 89% of parents said they’d be upset if their child came out as homosexual and just 9% said they would not be. In 2015, 37% of parents said they’d be upset and 57% said they wouldn’t be. While public opinion is clearly going in the right direction, there is still a lot of work to be done. A recent story that popped up on Reddit shows having a LGBT child can still divide a home. However, in this case, it seems like it was a good thing. A mother needed to vent about the horrific way her husband treated her 15-year-old son after he came out of the closet, so she created a Reddit account under the name CountryMamaLynn and posted her story on the LGBT forum.

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