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Gay Youth Abuse

My Hideous Angel: A Story of Growing Up Gay in an Abusive Home

Randall Jenson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Randall Jenson

My brother and sister were out in the living room. I remember calling them into the bedroom and explaining to them that I was leaving. I had to go. When my sister asked why, I shared, "Remember how Mom always kicks me out of the house and calls me a faggot and stuff?"

Did This Mother Instruct Her Son To 'Beat The Gay' Out Of His Older Brother?

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A North Carolina-based mother is facing misdemeanor child abuse charges after she allegedly instructed her 12-year-old son to "beat the gay away" from...

Memories Of Violence: The Last Time My Father Beat Me

Randall Jenson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Randall Jenson

The police photographed my nose, my eye, my face and my arms. They documented the bruises. Then I saw my father arrive at the station in steel handcuffs. I will never forget that image, because it was the only time in all the years of abuse that I saw him arrested.