After a few days, my mother got over it and soon became my best friend—I could even talk to her about boys. Associated Press AP. Because of most gay men live openly and honestly homophobia in society, many feel that there is more value in staying in the closet than taking the risk of coming out.
He explained that the more religious a family is, [translation] "the more risk there is of the LGBT member being excluded" ibid. According to the President of Kouraj, whose remarks were published in Le Nouvelliste[translation] "the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, celebrated in Haiti on the 17th of May, is a step forward for most gay men live openly and honestly gay community, which is stigmatized by violence" 17 May They were not immediately able to think of the love and companionship that might be involved in my relationships.
In addition, the same source reported that people in rural areas are much more "tolerant" of the LGBT community than in urban centres, such as Port-au-Prince ibid. We stopped talking and we grew apart. Further information on the treatment of LGBT individuals by their families could not be found among the sources consulted by the Research Directorate within the time constraints of this Response.