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Serendipitydodah for Moms is a private Facebook group created in June 2014 as an extension of the Serendipitydodah blog. The group presently has more than 2,400 members and was especially created  for Christian moms of LGBTQ kids who want to develop and maintain healthy, authentic, loving relationships with their LGBTQ kids. Our official motto is “We Are Better Together” and our nickname is “Mama Bears” The group is set up so that only members can see who is in the group and what is posted there.  For more info email lizdyer55@gmail.com



More than 850 members of Serendipitydodah for Moms, a private Facebook group for moms of lgbtq kids, signed a letter of support to Adam Rippon after he spoke up against VP Pence regarding Pence’s support of conversion therapy.

Adam Rippon, a 28-year-old figure skater, will be the first openly gay man to compete for the United States in the Winter Olympics.

In an interview, Rippon said that he would prefer not to meet Pence during the traditional meet-and-greet between the official delegation and U.S. athletes in the hours leading to the opening ceremony.

“If it were before my event, I would absolutely not go out of my way to meet somebody who I felt has gone out of their way to not only show that they aren’t a friend of a gay person but that they think that they’re sick,” Rippon said. “I wouldn’t go out of my way to meet somebody like that.”

“I don’t think he has a real concept of reality,” Rippon said of Pence. “To stand by some of the things that Donald Trump has said and for Mike Pence to say he’s a devout Christian man is completely contradictory. If he’s okay with what’s being said about people and Americans and foreigners and about different countries that are being called ‘shitholes,’ I think he should really go to church.”

The widespread belief that Pence supports gay conversion therapy comes from a statement he made in 2000 on his congressional campaign website: “Resources should be directed toward those institutions which provide assistance to those seeking to change their sexual behavior.”

Here is the letter that was sent to Adam:

January 30, 2018

Dear Adam,

We are members of Serendipitydodah for Moms, a large private Facebook group with more than 2,400 members who are moms of LGBTQ kids.

Our group was created in June 2014 especially for open-minded Christian moms who have LGBTQ kids and want to develop and maintain healthy, loving, authentic relationships with their LGBTQ kids.

Not only are we excited that you are among several openly LGBTQ athletes going to Pyeongchang to compete in the Winter Olympics, but we have been so encouraged by the way you have spoken out in support of LGBTQ people.

More than 850 of us are signing this letter to send you our support and gratitude, and to let you know that in our eyes you are already a champion!

We were horrified and broken hearted after reading some of the horrible comments that were posted to you after you spoke up about VP Pence and wanted you to know that we care about you, are standing with you and appreciate the courage it takes to be open and speak out the way you are doing.

Although there is a lot of ignorance and hate in the world we remain hopeful that the tide is turning and that things are getting better. Of course, we know nothing will change or get better unless good people like you and us keep showing up, speaking up and fighting for what is right. And that is why we just had to write and express our support and gratitude. Not only are you helping to make the world a kinder, safer, more loving place for LGBTQ people to live but you are inspiring others to do the same. You have energized us and given us fresh inspiration to keep fighting the good fight, and because of that we are forever grateful.

We believe people like you reflect the true spirit of America and remain hopeful others will hear your voice and be inspired to follow your example.

We are rooting for you and wish you the best in all that you do!

Love & light,

Liz Dyer, Founder & Owner

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