Last month, 12 year old Savannah bravely stood in front of her church in Utah, to tell them she was gay, only to have officials cut off her microphone and tell her to sit down.
In an act of immense bravery and maturity, Savannah read a prepared speech, in which she told the crowd that she is proud that God has made her the way she is, saying ‘I believe I was made the way I am, all parts of me, by my heavenly parents.’
‘They did not mess up when they gave me brown eyes, or when I was born bald. They did not mess up when they gave me freckles or when they made me to be gay. God loves me just this way because I believe that he loves all his creations. I do believe he made me this way on purpose, no part of me is a mistake.’
Before she gets an opportunity to finish, one of the two men sitting behind her asks her to leave, and her microphone is turned off.
The ordeal left the 12-year-old in tears.
‘She came off crying to me. We both walked out to the hall, and I held her face in my hands and told her over and over that she is perfect and good. That there is nothing wrong with who she is, that she is brave and beautiful,’ her mother Heather told
You can watch the video below, which thankfully gives Savannah an opportunity to finish what she had to say….