19 Masterful Parents’ Responses to Their Children Coming Out

Coming out as gay can be a nerve-wracking experience, and nobody knows this better than the parents of LGBTQ+ individuals.

It’s a difficult conversation to have, but it needs to happen for everyone involved to move forward with their lives.

And while some parents may react poorly or harshly when their child comes out, others respond with humor and love.

Recently on Reddit, Expert_Recover3061S asked the community, “What’s the best response to, ‘Dad, I think I’m gay?'”

Some of the responses are so funny that we decided to compile the best responses, from dads being proud of their children to moms reacting with shock and awe and finally understanding why all those Barbra Streisand records were lying around the house.

These stories will make you laugh until you cry (happy tears). So grab a tissue box, and let’s get ready for these hilarious reactions from loving parents!

#1.  I Don’t Like Guys Either – 48.9K Votes

Wafflemaker9093 gave the top voted contribution. She said, “Lesbian here. When I came out to my dad he said “that’s ok honey, I don’t like guys either.'” Redditor, Katanakid13 replied, “Just like your old man!”