Prince William: 'I'd support my child if they were gay'

Prince William: 'I'd support my child if they were gay'”

William added that he and wife Kate Middleton, also 37, "have been doing a lot of talking about it to make sure [our kids are] prepared".

"But I'd seen some of the previous front covers and I was a bit nervous about what they might ask me to do". The Duke of Cambridge made the remarks on a visit to the Albert Kennedy Trust (Akt), an LGBT charity dedicated to youth homelessness, The London Economic reports.

He replied: "Do you know what, I've been giving that some thought recently because a couple of other parents said that to me as well". The prince, 37, second-in-line to the British throne and destined to be the future monarch and as such nominal head of the Church of England, has three children with his wife Kate: George, 5, Charlotte, 4, and Louis, 2.

"I fully support whatever decision they make, but it does worry me from a parent point of view, how many barriers, hateful words, persecution, all that, and discrimination that might come".

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The royal, a dad of three, told young people at a LGBT youth charity in the United Kingdom that he would "fully support" his children, but admitted he would "worry" about the added pressures they would face as royals if they were also openly gay. That's the bit that really troubles me a little bit. William's visit to AKT comes ahead of the annual Pride parade in London, on June 30.

"And just his willingness to learn from the young people, his willingness to challenge his own perceptions and his willingness to come out in support of LGBT people in such a personal way as to refer to his children, that will make a massive difference".

He told Attitude: "No one should be bullied for their sexuality or any other reason and no one should have to put up with the kind of hate that these young people have endured in their lives". The Stonewall uprising took place in NY on June 28, 1969, and is seen as the moment that sparked the modern LGBTQ+ movement around the world. "Not of the fact if any of them were to be gay, but because of the pressures they'll face because of my family and the position we're in". "That he recognizes that and is aware there could be a backlash, he understands the issues and hopefully with his comments we can get more awareness across to more parents of the issues".

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