Bigoted Family Disowns Gay Son After Horrible Failed “Intervention”

In The Young Turks on YouTube by Hlarson3 Comments


“A 20-year-old college student in Kennesaw, Georgia recorded a violent, anti-gay ‘intervention’ that his family conducted, video of which has gone viral, netting more than 2 million views on YouTube and pulling in donations and messages of support from all over the world.

“Daniel Ashley Pierce told Huffington Post Thursday that he came out to his family in October of 2013, but that on Wednesday, his father, stepmother, mother and grandparents assembled in his father’s house to disown him and cut off all support if he refused to submit to religious counseling, so-called ‘pray away the gay’ therapy.”

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  1. i knew what the outcome would be as SOON as i heard her accent and then a couple mins later she mentions “God”.
    Religious people, not all, but more than should be, are whack.

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  3. Well, you can’t force people to love somebody who isn’t like their version of “normal” without doing a major biological rewrite of the human race, and even then this is something only God can change. And as long as you keep rejecting that there is a God, the more you’re just going to keep banging your head at the wall in frustration.

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