Teaching Tolerance Submitted by Holly on January 15, - For press inquiries, contact Andrea Smith. Jordan Montgomery came out as gay when he was 13 years old. In some situations, teens who are openly gay may risk facing more harassment than those who haven't revealed their sexual orientation. My ex was and is extremely predjudice of gay men because he was repeatedly molested and raped by a trusted family friend in the Pentecostal church he grew up in as a child. It's not a story, it's an alphabet-learning aid, but the illustrations are so detailed that your toddler could easily make up her own stories.
As a society, we need to get our heads out of the sand and face the fact that LGBT people are a reality in all our lives.
Do not lecture them or try to convince them your viewpoint is correct. So she and her husband Tom approached Jordan, and she asked him about what she read in the journal. Children will continue to receive messages from other sources.
In this way, the same-sex marriage vote can be explained fundamentally as deciding whether someone should be allowed to marry a person of the same sex.