The bartender consoles her with good advice.
A mother recently responded to her son’s coming out by calling a local bar in Gulfport Mississippi and speaking to a bartender about what to do next.
According to The Washington Blade, Kara Coley was working at Sipps Dance and Nightclub when she answered the phone during her shift.
On the other line a mother whose son had just come out and she was in need of some advice.
Coley responded to the caller, “Well I think that you should just make sure he knows that you love and accept, wait do you accept it?”
The woman replies, “Well umm yes if that’s what he wants,”
Corey then states according to her Facebook post, “You should definitely let him know that you love and accept him! I think everything will be ok from there!”
Here is the entire conversation which appeared on Coley's Facebook page:
Me:Good evening Thank you for calling Sipps!
Lady on phone: Is this a gay bar?
Me: well we are a everybody bar but yes mostly gay.
Lady: can I ask you a?
Lady: Are you Gay?
Me: YES MA'AM
Lady: What was the one thing you wanted from your parents when you a came out?
Lady: My son just came out to me and I don't want to say anything that may mess him up in the head.
Me:well I think that you should just make sure he knows that you love and accept, wait do you accept it?
Lady: well Umm yes if that's what he wants.
Me: You should definitely let him know that you love and accept him! I think everything will be ok from there!
Lady: okay well thank you.
Me:you are very welcome and good luck!
17 years of bartending in gay bars on the coast! That's definitely a first for me!