For all the progress that America has made in moving toward LGBT equality, moments like this remind us how far we have left to go.
On Wednesday, a video of a young man named Daniel Pierce made waves after being posted to the Reddit community /r/gaybros. The video, brought to Reddit’s attention by Pierce’s boyfriend, showed the teenager being confronted by his religious family members over his sexual orientation — then being verbally and physically attacked by them.
It’s a heartbreaking, and at times, very difficult to watch.
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