Kelly Beischel on Growing Through Her Two Sons Coming Out as Gay
Grow Through It: LGBT Challenges
Kelly Beischel, author of the forthcoming book The Love Project, describes coming to terms with her two sons coming out as gay. She realized that she had to choose love and acceptance or she might lose her children. Kelly learned not to pin her hopes and dreams on her children, to have flexible thinking, and self-compassion. While religious beliefs often hold people back from accepting their gay children, Kelly dedicated herself to love and acceptance, not rejection.