The world have it’s fair share of nasty homophobic people who seemed focused on hurting the LGBT community with it’s words and destroying our future with their cruel political decisions, but what is equally important to remember is there are some truly gorgeous people out there who want us to be just as accepted and happy as everyone else as these 10 ten stories from the site Love Gives Me Hope prove:
1. Yesterday, I told my best friend that I was gay.
Yesterday, I told my best friend that I was gay.
She Is a Neo-Orthodox Jew and believes homosexuality is an abomination.
Instead of disowning me, she just smiled and said ‘Yay! Now we can boy-compare!’
A best friend’s love, no matter what, GMH.
2. My mom found out I was gay, screamed at me, chased me out of the house, and slammed the door.
My mom found out I was gay, screamed at me, chased me out of the house, and slammed the door.
I cried in my driveway and considered running away.
My dad ran outside, told me he loves me no matter what, and drove me around for 2 hours, ignoring my mom’s calls.
My dad’s LGMH.
3. My parents just adopted my best friend.
My parents just adopted my best friend.
A year ago, her parents kicked her out of the house for stating that she was pro Gay Rights.
She didn’t do this because she was gay– she did it because I was gay.
Her accepting and nonjudgmental LGMH.
4. Today, I was at a restaurant with a friend of mine for lunch
Today, I was at a restaurant with a friend of mine for lunch.
Two men walked in holding hands. A little girl said to her mom, “Mommy, why are they holding hands?” Her mother replied, “Because they’re in love with each other.”
Our new generation being taught same-sex love is okay GMH.
5. My parents kicked me out of the house last week, because I’m gay.
My parents kicked me out of the house last week, because I’m gay.
Today, my sister came and found me. She said she left the house, too.
Why? Because my parents couldn’t accept me.
My sister’s love and acceptance gives me hope.
6. Today, I proposed to my girlfriend of four years in a nice restaurant
Today, I proposed to my girlfriend of four years in a nice restaurant. When she said yes, the entire restaurant stood up and applauded.
We’re both women.
Understanding of true love GMH.
7. A while ago, my best friend tried to kill himself because of the abuse he was getting for being gay.
A while ago, my best friend tried to kill himself because of the abuse he was getting for being gay.
When I found him, in a panic I called his boyfriend. His boyfriend carried him to the hospital, stayed there every day and night, and kissed his every scar when he woke up.
Their everlasting, true LGMH. .
8. Today, my girlfriend’s teacher told her that she had to keep her opinions to herself because she is a lesbian.
A boy in the front of her class – a stranger – stood up and told the teacher he was protesting HER opinion. He walked out.
Their willing love and acceptance for her GMH.
8. I am a lesbian in a very small town in Texas..
Today, an older couple saw me holding hands with my girlfriend and stopped to tell us how beautiful we were together.
The man said, “Thank you for not being ashamed of who you are and showing that love sees no gender.”
His acceptance GMH.
9. Last summer I was working as an assistant wedding photographer
Last summer I was working as an assistant wedding photographer in California during the brief period when gay couples could marry there. While working a wedding at the San Franscisco City Hall, I watched two old men in tuxedos help each other up the stairs in order to finally get married after over 30 years together.
10. A few weeks ago, I told my father I was gay.
A few weeks ago, I told my father I was gay.
He was extremely angry and yelled at me. As I lay in bed crying, I texted my little brother to tell him how sorry I was. A minute later, my phone received his reply: “Never apologize to me for who you are. I love you, big sis.”
His unconditional love GMH.
Photo credit: Thomas R Stegelmann