16/03/2015 12:42 GMT | Updated 20/05/2015 10:12 BST

Dad Says Gay Son Coming Out Is 'Worse Than Death'

Huffington Post Canada

A gay teenager has shamed his father on social media over his appalling reaction to his son coming out.

The 15-year-old, called Tyler, shared messages from his dad on Tumblr in which he said his son's revelation about his sexuality was 'worse than death' and that he was 'going to puke'.

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Tyler later told the Huffington Post that he 'didn't hate' his father.

He said: "I'm hoping there's still the possibility that he could change, even it takes a while.

"Maybe he could accept me, because that's all I want... I just want him to be there for me."

The teenager – who has moved out of the family home to live with his aunts - said his post had attracted support from all around the globe.

And in contrast, read a loving dad's
letter to his gay son.