Bisexual Teen Kicked Out of House By Parents, Raises Money From Strangers For College

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When a Georgia 18-year-old's parents recently learned he was bisexual, they threw him out of the house, leaving his belongings on the front yard.

Worse yet, they took his car and even the money he had saved from bagging groceries part-time, leaving him essentially homeless and penniless.

Although Nick's parents did not support him, hundreds of strangers did.

Steve Bevers, whose mother-in-law works with Nick, took him in and set up a crowd funding page to help raise money for Kennesaw State freshman.

Others then rallied around the broke teen to offer their support, and managed to raise thousands of dollars via crowd-funding to send him to college.

"When I heard about what happened, I was flabbergasted," Bevers said later. "I couldn't understand how a parent could do that. I just was amazed."

"While I'm sure there are multiple sides to the story, I was hurt. The first thing I asked was, 'Does he need a place to stay? Does he need some money?'"

According to his GoFundMe page, Bevers believes the people "most responsible for loving and protecting" Nick have completely hung him out to dry.

As a result, "We're working to show Nick that he is loved, even by strangers."

His goal? To show "that the horrible acts of some people will not stop him, and that with the help of people everywhere, he can get through this."

In just a few days, nearly 400 people have donated more than $12,000.

On October 24, Nick uploaded a video to tell supporters his story.

He offered much gratitude, and revealed that he did not choose to tell his father and stepmother about his sexuality because of how they would respond.

"This whole thing started when my stepmom caught wind of me being bisexual," he said. "I don't know where she got her information from, but I know it wasn't from me."

"She didn't like that and neither did my dad. I got told some very vulgar and disgusting things... That's why I didn't tell them, because I wasn't ready."

"And I didn't tell them for the exact reaction I was scared about."

Nick added that he is trying to get registered for the spring semester of school and is also hoping to put some of the donation money toward a car.

Bevers adds, "[I am] absolutely blown away. Amazed, humbled, and once again, I had my faith in humanity restored. Bad things happen. That will always be the truth."

"But what this showed me is that people want to help."

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BI-SEXUAL ?? OHH !!! HE'S PUFFIN AND RAPIN' GOATS !! YEAH . THROW THE MO OUT !!

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Nick's dad and (ESPECIALLY!!!!!) stepmom are nothing but HOMOPHOBIC JACKASSES!!!!! And, for his idiot parents to steal Nick's hard-earned $$$...that is all kinds of W-R-O-N-G. And Nick...dude, you have A LOT going for you!!!!! Your dad and stepmom are INSUFFERABLE COWARDS!!!!! Don't let their stank-ass and negative energy get you down. A LOT of people love and care about you. Remember that. And, Nick...STAY STRONG DUDE!!!!! Peace.

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Good Ol' Merican family values. What scum would do that to their kid?

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they're right: F*GGOT-FRIEND/user!!

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I like a good strong Latin houseboy . If he ain't his papers that means that he can't leave me !! The Latin "boiz" I hang out with have fingerwaves and anal beads

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@ Sims

AHHHH... I see another fraud ( Obama like fraud) has risen up from giving a BJ?

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I don't give 2 shits about Homosexuality. If you are gay then be gay and quit trying to shove it down people's throat. Bi-Sexual? No! That's fu*ked up. That's saying you want the option or selfishness or lack of commitment to be SOMETHING as a whole. I don't blame the parents. It's takes an idiot to learn a lesson. Who owes you? Nobody and partly because you don't even know WTF you are.

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@ Sims

Now you've got an opinion on gays? Man, you're just a wanna be jack of all trades don't you? You know zero about this kid and yet here you are trying to stick your Nose in where it don't belong AGAIN and trying to say that this kid that because he's bisexual, he's selfish and doesn't know himself. You're an ignorant man who cannot help staying in other peoples affairs because you have no real life of your own. You're just miserable that's all. Pity on you. I'm quite sure he's a hell of alot more evolved and a kinder human being than you'll ever be.

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@ lola+d

Oh.......for the love of God I thought you drown in lake Michigan or at least.... giving birth to a rappers child at a Free Clinic. . My IQ goes down each time we talk. Listen- I am concerned about you for 2 reasons- #1 you cannot continue to live being this stupid. You either have a black rapper fetish or you are so needy you just want SOMEBODY to take care of. ..#2 If you don't get your shit together you will never get you off my (apron strings) "TAXES" and you will continue to live off Government assistance. You have my attention Lolita -NOW- Give me your best and make something of yourself that is " RESPECTABLE" with a future! Put on your game face Lola- I know you are tougher than a $2 Dollar Steak. Pony Up!

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@ SIms

Yeah, just keep on barkin' there sparky. I'm sure somebody will be dumb enough to believe it.

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@ SIms

LOLA- What makes you think it doesn't concern me. Your ass is so sour it probably tastes like a lemon. Im tired of you Lola- you are simple minded and u have no depth. Shuuuuuuuu

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@ SIms

Why are you so insufferable? I mean my God! What is it about you and trying so hard to convince me and the whole world that your the Grinch that stole Jesus's happy meal or something! You complain all the time about things that No.1# does not concern you. And 2#, you nor I can do a damn thing to stop. You're beginning to sound like a big ol' barking, snarling dog with no teeth. Woof Woof.

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@ Sims

Painting with a broad brush are we? You shouldn't speak about which you do not know.

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@ Mel

Mel...in more ways than one...I SALUTE YOU!!!!! Dude, your son is very lucky to have such WONDERFUL AND AWESOME PARENTS!!!!! I wish that more parents were open-minded and loving like you and your wife are. BRAVO!!!!! Mel, have a good one. Peace.

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@ Mel

Don't worry about him, I think he's got a few screws loose. I've dealt with his kind before.

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@ Mel

Mel? Has it come to this? Short for Melvin or Mel va Licous. Ha! Freakin Mel-you are 2 much and if you are Bi- I want to know.

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@ SIms

As a matter of fact, I have a son whose bi. And I love him with everything I have as any good parent would and should. He came out to his mother and I when he was 16 but we already knew. Lucky for us he's got a great support system with his mother and I as well as having decent loyal friends. He's always been an overall good kid and my best bud. And I take exception to you saying that people like my son don't know who he is. Because he does. And just because that isn't your experience, does not give you the right or "Authority" to proclaim that you somehow know better than he or I or his mother. Because you absolutely do not.

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God don't like ugly or black . Praise Jesus he is white ! He is not a kardashian why is this Hollywood Gossip ?! Gesusss !

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@ Harry

Oh yeah, this song is for you: http://www.upworthy.com/a-song...

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@ Harry

Jesus was white??? Hahaha

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@ Tori

Tori- every God Damn time a Liberal or Democrat gets in front of a camera they say white conservatives are racist or the color of the week - is KKK. Save the racist bullshit and get use to it. We are fead the fu*k up with the Bullshit and if you are white - u are the worst of the worst!

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Parents should love their kids no matter what. If I had a child and told me he was gay or she was lesbian or whatever I wouldn't care. He/she is still my child. I would never kick them out AND take all their money that THEY EARNED! smh. Those parents disgust me.

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This just proved my point that people should be licenced in order to be a good parent....These parents suck ass. My heart goes out to the young man. I hope he finds every bit of happiness in his life he deserves it.

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