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Homosexuals' Parents #114694

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 29, 1988
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.

(Charlotte, North Carolina: Beth Nissen) Problems facing parents of homosexuals featured; details given, scenes shown. [Parents of gays "HONEY", Lila BAILEY, Barbara DOUGHERTY - talk about realizing children are gays.] Charlotte chapter of support group Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) described. [BAILEY - comments.] [DOUGHERTY - talks about gay son.] ["HONEY" - says ignorant feel gays are perverted.] [BAILEY - discusses phases of parental response.] [DOUGHERTY - says group has helped her.] ["HONEY" - talks about group.] "Honey" shown with gay son, who died from AIDS. Gay children's seeking of acceptance from support group like PFLAG discussed. [Gay Gary PERKINS - discusses parents' dealings with issue.] ["HONEY" - urges parents to speak with gay children.]

Donaldson, Sam;
Nissen, Beth

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