‘What If Your Child Was Gay?’ Here’s How Various People Reacted…

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In the United States, we have a very particular and divisive narratives surrounding the idea of a child coming out as gay or lesbian. There is the thought that some parents would be open and accepting, while others would refuse to accept it. But what about in other parts of the world? Do parents across the globe think the same way American parents do?

In truth, it's impossible to generalize what a parent from a particular country would do if their child came out, but in this video, they decided to get some answers anyway. Traveling around the globe, they asked parents or future parents how they would feel if their child was gay or a lesbian, and their answers are simultaneously relatable and refreshing. You might be surprised to see how parents from some stereotypically conservative countries, such as Ireland, would react.

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