Gays, lesbians, and bisexuals are all the same compared to a straight person. They are people. They have feelings and they care about things. When Shane came out to his parents they were very supportive however Tom’s parents weren’t. Tom’s dad got a shotgun and started beating him. Tom went back home to California. When Tom returned for Christmas his parents were angry. They blamed Shane on making him gay. They told him he should have told them sooner so they could get him medical help. Tom left his family once again hated for who he was. When Tom returned a few months after that on May 7, 2011 Tom died. Tom was right everything did change for the both of them. And they would never be the same. You can help make a difference in the world by fighting for equality for everyone. While watching this think about what it was like to be Tom or Shane. You can make a difference. After watching this video please share it.