What Would You Do If Your Father Came Out As Gay?

What Would You Do If Your Father Came Out As Gay?

Responses range from “I would not accept it” to “Great! It would be a great surprise!” (we all had our suspicions of that dad) when people across Europe are asked to respond to the hypothetical situation of their father’s coming out of the closet. (Video below)

What about you, dear KDians? How would you react if your father came out as gay to you?

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31 Comments

  1. ken
    February 08, 05:15 Reply

    Greatest relief ever! Finally there will be smone I can talk to abt stuff

  2. Dennis Macaulay
    February 08, 05:18 Reply

    Honestly I would love it!

    Finally I can bring my boyfriend home to meet my dad

  3. Mandy
    February 08, 05:37 Reply

    Most gay men would be relieved by a gay dad. lol. But I know of some gay guys who’d have a problem with their sons coming out as gay.

    • Max 2.1
      February 08, 07:15 Reply

      A lot would actually be upset/relieved at the same time and I think most gay people(In Nigeria ) would always choose to have a straight son if given the choice.

  4. R.A
    February 08, 05:58 Reply

    Great! Now where my wedding blessing at daddy? *hugs* ?

  5. Absalom
    February 08, 06:03 Reply

    Oh, it’ll be joyful news!

    Until you think what this might mean for your mum. Does/did she know? Has she been happy? Or is she devastated?

    Ehen.

    My Dad is over 60 – which means my mum is not a small girl. I’d rather wish that kind of news away.

  6. Max 2.1
    February 08, 07:17 Reply

    I’ll be upset and won’t talk to him for maybe a week or two( for not coming out sooner and not educating me about human sexuality from a very young age). Yes I’ll be upset.. All the headaches and trauma could’ve easily been avoided with a little direction and support from a gay dad.

  7. sensei
    February 08, 07:29 Reply

    I was thinking they would all be accepting since they are from more “civilised” climes. Compared to a time in human history (future, I hope), when there will be true global enlightenment, we ALL are still in the stone age,

  8. Chizzie
    February 08, 07:44 Reply

    I would be absolutely disgusted and disappointed. And this is just my honest opinion.

  9. Law
    February 08, 08:11 Reply

    I have always felt my father was a gay man and maybe obviously turned straight wen he got married….. Sum certain reactions towards me. Like wen i had this issue in skul with a senior. And my dad defended me to the one with my cousin and d rampant questions mumsy asked me about being gay and pops will tell mum to let me be. Also my dad gestures a bit… #justsaying

  10. Jamie
    February 08, 08:33 Reply

    *Surprise!!!!!*
    Then after some weeks, I’d finally settle to it. Certainly, he’s gonna meet my sweetheart…if I have…

  11. Teflondon
    February 08, 12:33 Reply

    I’ll probably puke in his face.. Esp if he also reveal he is bottom. I’ll probably faint at that point.

    Puke not because he is Gay but because he lived a lie.

    • Pink Panther
      February 08, 12:50 Reply

      ‘esp if he also reveal he is bottom…’

      Lol. The stink of prejudice on some gay people sha.

    • Max 2.1
      February 08, 14:14 Reply

      “Puke not because he is Gay but because he lived a lie”
      Thats rich, coming from an impending MGM(bottom).. Mtchew..

      Your own child would probably knife you in the heart… Nansense..

      • Teflondon
        February 08, 16:26 Reply

        You never told me when you became a shrink, considering all the prophesies and ” facts ” you have been stating about me today.

  12. Tobby
    February 08, 18:21 Reply

    I’d still feel like punching him on the face

  13. Stein
    February 08, 19:32 Reply

    it’d be weird at first…

  14. doe
    February 09, 07:36 Reply

    To be honest, I have been asking myself this question. My dad has this friend, they do business together so they get to travel and stay in hotel rooms…hmmm…and you should see when my dad calls him, he sounds all calm and all…God have mercy on me…just yesterday…he was like “maybe now that you are in unilag, you would be bringing your boyfriend *after a long pause* and girlfriends home” … Could it be in my head?,,,and to think his friends children and us are quite close…

  15. bryannn
    February 09, 09:22 Reply

    When i was small, there was this married man, overtly feminine, walked with swinging arms, while his waist swayed in reckless abandon.. He had 5 kids, 3 cute boys and 2 girls…..
    I was same age with his eldest son who is an engineer now, i remember we made jest of him abt his dad being more feminine than the mum….He was usually apoplectic with rage, i heard the 2nd son is grown and gay now, he was the cutest of the 3 sons, dark and had that Lance gross looks….
    This story seems like something that will befall the family pretty soon….

  16. Samuel richmen
    February 12, 07:59 Reply

    Seriously? Best news ever cos I’ve always have my suspicions

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