First Look: Prayers for Bobby

Coming in January on Lifetime,Prayers for Bobby, starring Sigourney Weaver, is based on the best-selling 1998 book by the same name. It’s the true-story of Mary Griffith, whose son Bobby committed suicide because of her religious intolerance. The consequences of denying the basic humanity of her son’s love set Mary on a path to understanding and she ultimately became a gay rights activist. You may want to grab a hankie before pushing play. Video after the jump.