Along with many others around the country, we were VERY dissappointed by Tracy Morgan's discriminatory words during his stand up comedy act in Tennessee earlier this month, but we're happy to see him making the effort to make amends.
Most recently, the comedian met with homeless gay teens and victims of anti-gay violence in New York on Friday.
During the meeting organized by GLAAD, Tracy spoke with Jayden Love and Raciel Castillo, whose sexuality was unfortunately shunned by their families which forced them to live on the streets.
The two teens appreciated their opportunity to meet with Tracy and hope their stories change more than just his perspective on the LGBT community, saying:
"We really appreciate that we were able to meet with Tracy Morgan … We hope that our stories have the power to change not only Tracy's perspective, but those of any parent who may be struggling with accepting their child."
How could anyone ever do that to their CHILDREN? Truly disgusting and tragic! If you can't love a child for who they are, then do the world a favor and DON'T have kids!
We hope Tracy learned his lesson and has opened his eyes to damaging effects of homophobia!
Next up, the 30 Rock star is heading back to where this mess all began and plans on apologizing to the people he offended when he meets with the Tennessee Equality Project and local advocates.
Do U think Tracy Morgan is on the path to forgiveness?
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