WATCH: A Catholic Mother Regrets Disowning Her Gay Son

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In part six of Eric Kruszewski's documentary series on LEAD, an LGBT group within Saint Matthew’s Catholic Church, we meet Carolyn, a woman who was persuaded by her husband to kick their son out of the house after he came out. “My husband got very angry and asked David to leave," she says. "I was torn between my husband and my child."

Carolyn has since changed her views on homosexuality and has joined LEAD. "I don’t accept the fact that homosexuals are bad. I want the same opportunities for my gay and straight children in the Catholic Church.”

Watch Carolyn below:

CarolynMASTER_9.10_2 from Eric Kruszewski on Vimeo.

Click here to see all of the videos from this series that we've post so far.

Check back tomorrow for a final video about the progressive leader at Saint Matthew's Catholic Church.

About Eric Kruszewski

Eric Kruszewski is an editorial photographer and videographer based in Washington, D.C. A native of Baltimore, Maryland, his documentary and journalism work focuses on people who have undergone transitions in life, individuals and groups who are marginalized by society, and unique subcultures that might not receive mainstream attention. Currently, Kruszewski is working on a long-term project in his hometown about the disappearance of steel manufacturing and its trickle-down effect on individuals and families. You can follow Kruszewski at @erickruszewski on Twitter and Instagram, and at www.erickruszewski.com.

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