Desire to help, support and sympathy urged a mother of a gay to open a blog in the Internet (automatic translation here >>). She registered it in November 2010 and since that time has been publicly telling about her life and problems that she was facing.
"Strong desire to protect my child urged me to launch this blog. The more I learned about LGBT, the stronger was my wish to change the world that was around my child. I do not know an instant remedy against homophobia but anyway we need to inform the society, explain the nature of homosexuality...", said mother-blogger in an interview for the TimeOut Petersburg.
"Gay children are born in straight families and no one is safe from the fact that in his (her) family a gay kid might be born. Reluctance of the society to understand this issue gives way for cruelty and gay hatred, breaks lives of people. The State has to protect the rights of homosexuals...", adds a brave mother of a gay child.
Gay children from all Russia write her letters, telling stories, often tragic, of their Coming out. She tries to explain the children why their parents behave like that...
The author of this blog has already been faced with homophobia in the Internet. Her open letter "I am a mother of a gay and I love my son is proud of him" was published in her blog in autumn 2010 and got about 400 responses (translation >>). For more than three months she has been successfully maintaining her blog and giving help and support to all of those who face problems in communication with their parents and close relatives after coming out.
English translation presented by Yerdna Bananes