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30 Awesome Parents Who Supported Their LGBT Kids for Pride Month

This is parenting done right.


Every June, Pride Month is celebrated to promote self-affirmation, dignity, and equality in the LGBT community. LGBT, of course, stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender.

This has been officially recognized in the United States as President Bill Clinton, in June 2000, declared June to be “Gay and Lesbian Pride Month.” President Barack Obama, on the other hand, declared the month as June Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month from 2009 to 2016.

Since June 2012, Google has also marked LGBT-related research results with a rainbow banner.

What’s most heartwarming, however, is the fact that more and more families are supporting and joining Pride events. In a post by BoredPanda, we see how specifically overwhelming the outpouring of love has been among parents of LGBT children.

As one mother put it on Facebook,

“I had an amazing day today (at The Equality March for Unity and Pride) with my child! We were inspired by all of the support! We can not rest until everyone is accepted for who they are!”

Needless to say, we think this is parenting done right.

Go scroll down below and see for yourself:

#1. Proud Dad!

Source: Facebook
#2. The best gift ever.

Source: Twitter
#3. “I love my dad!”

Source: Instagram
#4. “I adore my lesbian daughters.”

Source: Facebook
#5. Loud and proud.

Source: Getty Images


Sweet Dad Walks His Daughter to School on Her First and Last Day, and We’re All Emotional

Who’s chopping those darn onions?

There's really something special about the bond between father and daughter. Dads can't help but spoil their little girls, while daughters consider their dads their hero. That's why when different milestones in life come, be it her prom or graduation, or his promotion or retirement, fathers and daughters can't help but get a little sentimental.

Eighteen-year-old Brittany and her dad, Jason Gayler, were in the same situation just recently. The father and daughter live in a small town in Texas, where Brittany just finished high school. It was an emotional moment for the two, not just because of Brittany's big accomplishment, but also because of her father's sweet gesture.

Father and daughter Jason Gayler and Brittany celebrated the latter's last day of high school by walking together to school.

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NYC Train Passengers Hold ‘Subway Graduation’ for Student Who Missed Commencement Rites

What a way to make the most out of a bad situation!

Jerich Marco Alcantara definitely didn't think he would experience setbacks on the day of his graduation. The 22-year-old Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing graduate, along with some of his family and friends, had to miss his graduation ceremonies because of a train delay.

The E train they were riding was delayed in between stations in Queens because of a malfunction that caused the emergency brakes to trigger. The rescue trains called were also delayed. All the passengers were stalled for two hours, and it was certain Alcantara and his group was going to miss his graduation. Good thing, however, that he was in the company of great people.

Jerich Marco Alcantara missed his college graduation because of a train delay.

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Elderly Man’s Heartwarming Instagram Puts All Other Instagram Husbands to Shame

His posts can definitely make you go, ‘Aw!’

Instagram has become quite a competitive platform. In order to stand out, go viral, and gain tons of followers, users have to offer something really engaging and eye-catching. Sometimes, it can mean sharing something outrageous. Other times, it's as simple as showing sincerity and truth through pictures.

Take, for example, the Instagram account of an elderly man named Geoffrey Walker (@geoffreywalk), also known as the sweetest man on Instagram.

George Walker has one of the sweetest and most heartwarming Instagram accounts.

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