A note from a father telling his son
that he has known and is okay with him being gay went viral on
The note first appeared on the Facebook
page of Stonewall, Britain's largest LGBT advocate. A reprint at
page also attracted thousands of “likes.”
In the handwritten note, a dad tells
his son that he overheard him discussing with his boyfriend whether
he should come out to him. The dad says to his son that he need not
“Nate, I overheard your phone
conversation with Mike last night about your plans to come out to me.
The only thing I need you to plan is to bring home OJ and bread
“We are out, like you now.”
“I've known you were gay since you
were six, I've loved you since you were born. - DAD.”
“PS Your mom and I think you and Mike
make a cute couple.”
The Young Turks hosts Cenk Uygur and
Ben Mankiewicz questioned the letter's authenticity, while Ana
Kasparian said she believed it was real.
“I'm believing it,” Kasparian said.
“Maybe I'm naïve but I think it's real.” (The video is
embedded on this page. Visit
our video library for more videos.)