Episode 111: Bryan Fugal (active Latter-day Saint) and Lawrence Fugal (Bryan’s gay father)
Summary: Bryan (age 33, married with 3 kids) and Lawrence (age 60, father of 4 kids) share their family story with Lawrence coming out as gay in his 30’s, their marriage ending, Lawrence leaving the church and maintaining ties with his children. Bryan (age 10 when his father came out) talks about how their relationship has evolved over the past 20+ years and how they are close. Bryan (with a Masters in Film) produced a short film talking about their father and son relationship (see https://www.longhaulfilm.com/). It’s a wonderful story of keeping the family circle together.