Joy Behar has some recommendation for these struggling to share each their sexual orientation and political views this yr at Thanksgiving with the household … simply come out!
During Wednesday’s episode of “The View” Whoopi Goldberg posed the query of one of the simplest ways to keep away from speaking politics throughout this yr’s celebrations. While the solid believes politics may not be as controversial as yr’s earlier than … Behar had another recommendation.
The host mentioned, “Come out, just come out … see what happens.”
Not precisely positive what she meant, a confused Whoopi requested, “Come out … of the door?”
But, Behar did not mince phrases, saying, “Come out gay. Be yourself … life is short.” She continues, “Don’t let anybody tell you what you have to be in this life.”
While Joy’s intentions had been clearly optimistic, some actually felt she missed simply how troublesome it may be for folks to come out … particularly in non-accepting households.
One Twitter consumer wrote, “hey Joy I have a transgender son and am so proud of him however most parents are not like me some will resort to violence just because their child is gay so please don’t tell people to come out just to see what happens that can be disastrous.”
Another mentioned, “It’s incredibly dangerous to be telling people to come out to their families just to ‘see what happens.’ Many of our fellow community members face real threats to their lives if they come out to family.”
Eventually, “The View” viewers gave Joy a spherical of applause, although the second was nonetheless considerably awkward.