Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Another Gay Mormon ( LDS ) Suicide Attempt

A dear and much-loved friend of mine is lying in a hospital right now after swallowing two bottles of pills.

She is lesbian. She is not allowed at her parents' home because she's lesbian. Her father is a stake president in the mormon church. How embarrassing it must be for him to have an "abomination" in the family.

The rest of the family is invited to the parents' home for xmas, but not my friend. She decided to volunteer at a homeless shelter on xmas day instead, but as the days passed and xmas got closer, her will broke. I can imagine her pain as she thought of all her family (whom she loves and tries so hard to communicate with) spending the holiday together as she was excluded for being who she is.

Every child, no matter the age, wants, needs, and deserves unconditional love from their parents.

People with LGBT children/family: Go ahead and tell your child they can CHOOSE to not be gay. Shun them...that might fix 'em! Or maybe those bottles of pills will.

I'm trying to forgive Joseph and his long line of cronies for the lies, i really am. Things like this make it hard.

I think smoking in public should be banned, because it's proven to be bad for people. I feel the same about most religion.

3 holla'd back:

Donna Banta said...

I am so sorry to hear this. The LDS church does NOT promote families. Just the opposite.

Anonymous said...

This is the second account of an LGBT person attempting suicide I've come across today.

When are the religious groups and politicians going to realize that they're not just playing politics, but destroying people's lives?

sky0138 said...

i am so sorry Sandi...I hope that her family will see the damage they are causing now by being so unaccepting and discriminating against their own child....that is disgusting behavior in my opinion. I hope that she is ok and is able to find happiness again.

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