A shocking video captured the moment a God-fearing Georgia family confronted their gay son and verbally and physically attacked him for being a “disgrace” and a “queer.”
The video which made the front page of Reddit, was shot during the altercation between 20-year-old Daniel, his step-mother Susan, father, and his grandmother.
“You can deny it all you want to, but I believe in the word of god and god creates nobody that way. It’s a path that you have chosen to choose,” said Daniel’s mom during the confrontation.
His mother then tells Daniel that his family will no longer support his “habit” and he will need to leave immediately:
Near the end of the video, Daniel’s father joins the confrontation and calls his son a “disgrace” before beating him and yelling, “You’re a damn queer!”
Daniel’s boyfriend David, who posted the video to reddit, shared the following message:
Fortunately, he’s living with a friend for now. Seems like he can be there long-term until he’s able to support himself.
I’m so sad that so many people have to go something like this. For any of you that have, what’s the best way I can support him?
Update: Daniel shared the following message late Tuesday night on his personal Facebook page:
The following video may be extremely disturbing to some viewers. Daniel writes: “This is what my family did to me tonight. listen to what my step mother Susan P—– said to me”:
The same reddit account which posted the video also had a photo album appearing to show Daniel and his boyfriend on a camping trip to Cumberland Island off the coast of Georgia.
A gofundme page was also set up for Daniel and has already reached its goal.
Here are some outstanding examples of parents who accepted their gay children unconditionally when they came out of the closet: