In a conservative Oklahoma group, one dad is supporting his homosexual son with a Satisfaction flag exterior their house.
The flag-hanging second was captured on TikTok and has over 1 million views and 400,000 likes.
“There’s quite a lot of Q flags in our neighborhood, quite a lot of Trump flags and Blue Lives Matter Flags, [but] you don’t see any delight flags in any respect,” John Wyatt, the daddy, instructed Buzzfeed.
On Sunday in Owasso, John instructed viewers they “we’re fixin’ to shock Oklahoma,” by his son, Caden Wyatt, 15, hanging the “ally flag” with Woman Gaga’s “Born This Approach” enjoying within the background.
The Ally Satisfaction Flag is for heterosexual or cisgender individuals who wish to present assist to the LGBTQ+ group. It options black and white stripes and a rainbow letter A.
Caden got here out to his household over a 12 months in the past and instructed Buzzfeed he was fortunate to have supportive mother and father. By hanging the flag, this was the most individuals he ever instructed he was homosexual.
“I used to be type of nervous at first, as a result of I didn’t understand how individuals had been going to behave, however I simply don’t actually care what they assume anymore,” Caden stated. “I’m simply going to be myself.”
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Prior to now, John was not supportive off the LGBTQ group attributable to his conservative and non secular views, Buzzfeed reported. That each one modified when he and his spouse realized early on that Caden may be homosexual.
“That’s after we actually began embracing [the community], as a result of we knew our son was homosexual, and at any time he may come out,” John instructed Buzzfeed.
There have been some debates within the remark part on TikTok whether or not they ally flag was the appropriate alternative, however John instructed viewers in one other video he had completed his analysis and Caden instructed his mother and father to purchase it to indicate him assist.
Caden instructed Buzzfeed he desires the flag to represent a protected place and that his complete household helps the LGBTQ group.
“I need individuals to know that my mother and father have their again, and so do I,” Caden stated.
Observe reporter Asha Gilbert @Coastalasha. E-mail: [email protected]