The Lifetime Original Movie, Prayers for Bobby, starring Sigourney Weaver will premiere on Lifetime on January 24, 2009 at 9:00 p.m. The movie is based on the true story of Mary Griffith and her son, Bobby. After Bobby attempts to come out of the closet as a homosexual, Mary, due to her religious opinions states that no son of hers will be a homosexual. The result is Bobby’s suicide. The story is a coming of age tale about Mary losing her son and finding a new way.
See the trailer, watch the movie and thank you Lifetime and Sigourney Weaver (who co-produced this movie) and everyone involved in this project for spreading the message of the harsh reality of LGBT Youth suicide.