YouTube personalities Austin and Aaron Rhodes (aka “The Rhodes Bros“) decided to finally come out of the closet to their family and friends in 2015.
In this heartwarming video they call up their father, and tell him they are gay for the very first time.
There’s a lot of stalling and a lot of tears before they finally build up the courage to do it, but when it’s all said and done, he is very supportive.
“You know I love you both,” he says. “That’ll never change.”
The brothers said afterwards that they had never been so nervous in their life, but now feel a huge weight has been lifted off of their shoulders.
“We hope by our actions today you can finish watching this video feeling encouraged and inspired,” they write to their viewers.
Here's a nice, heart-warming moment to help restore your faith in humanity.
At IWA Midsouth's "Big Ass Christmas Bash" last week in Indiana, wrestler Ace Perry had a surprise for his number one fan Amanda.
The high school junior who has autism, has been to every one of his matches and has even reached out to him on Facebook.
So when he asked her if she would go to prom with him, she was – of course – ecstatic.
Following the hostage crisis in Sydney, Australia many Muslims in the country felt nervous about potential backlash against their faith. Instead, Australians are taking up the banner of #IllRideWithYou on social media, encouraging those who fear retaliation to ride public transit with those who support and care for them.
Another heartwarming example of social media doing good in the world, and the Australian people setting an example for the kind of behavior we should all have in response to trying times as these.