ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 29, 1988
View other clips in this broadcast →
Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.
(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.]
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.