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Matthew’s Place

Quarantined with homophobic parents? Flatten the hate.

by Ray Mwareya

“My mum loudly prays every day that I’ll be delivered from sin and find a wife.” For countless LGBTQIA youths, this pandemic proves an incredibly grim time to be stuck with parents who mentally abuse them.

My heart goes out to the children back under their mom and dad’s roof. What a torturous time these people must be having to be told daily they are a sin with no chance of recourse. I see on social media that people are so busy filming home workouts, and holding online parties, that they don’t…




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