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Watch a Christian Family React Terribly To Their Conservative Son Coming Out As Gay

by | 31st, August 2014

daniel pierce

 

YOU’RE coming out as gay. So. You film yourself telling your Christian parents. Daniel Pierce is 19. He did just that. 

His stepmother, father, and grandparents reacted in a way it’s not to think he foresaw.

 

Pierce’s boyfriend set up GoFundMe page  to help Daniel move on. It’s raised at least $50,000 for Daniel’s living expenses.

Pierce’s aunt, Teri Cooper, confirmed the video’s authenticity to  The Advocate , explaining that she picked Daniel up on Wednesday after responding to a frantic text alerting her that his family was trying to stage an “intervention” to “pray away the gay.” Cooper says when she arrived at the home, the family wouldn’t let her inside, but Pierce emerged with a split lip. Cooper says that wound came from his stepmother, who punched him in the mouth during the altercation that can be overheard in the video.

Hard times.

But why should the family support him if it goes against their beliefs?

Is Daniel Pierce after acceptance and tolerance or is he a

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