We’ve heard a lot of “go straight” scare tactics, but THIS is a new one…
Parent Offers To Buy Gay Son New Computer For Choosing To Be Straight
A friend on Facebook notified me this evening of a troubling Craigslist ad he came across in Los Angeles.
In the ad, a mom or dad is selling their son’s computer because he wants to get the newest version of the Macbook. They go on to explain that they’re not spoiling their son with this new laptop, quite the contrary-because their son was caught engaging in “homosexual acts,” this was his reward for claiming he would choose to be straight.
I’ve written to the person who placed the ad and it’s quite possible that the ad is a hoax. But if for some reason, this young man’s mother finds me through the blog, I wanted to share two important facts and some helpful resources with her.
1. Being gay is not a choice.
2. 1 out of every 4 teen suicides is a gay teen. Among the leading causes of those suicides is a lack of family acceptance.
Family Acceptance Project will help you find ways to treat your son with the respect and love that he deserves.
Visit the Prayers for Bobby site and learn a little something about a Mom who felt the same way you did, and how she feels now that her son is gone.
Peep the ad.
Damn, this is pretty damn desperate. Would you ever offer your child and incentive to change their sexual preference??