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Little Boy Spends $140 Of Parents’ Money On Helping Homosexuals

Splitting the $140 his mother gave him to donate to charities of his choice, seven-year-old Malcolm split the cash between the Human Rights Campaign and the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center, which promptly shared the little hero’s story in a fundraising email. Explains Malcolm’s mother: “To teach the importance of improving the world around him, Malcolm was given $140 to give away to the charity of his choice. After hearing a story on the radio about the mistreatment of gays and lesbians, Malcolm became both upset and curious about the issue…to help, he chose to split his money between the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center and the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.”

On:           Feb 8, 2011
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    • ewe

      OMG. I am clapping right now. Clapping my hands together. This child is a gem.

      Feb 8, 2011 at 4:08 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Right Wingers Are Socioptahs (John From England)


      Yeah I know. And only one comment? Wow.

      Feb 8, 2011 at 4:47 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • ~R~

      what a wonderful gesture…

      Feb 8, 2011 at 4:59 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Yuriy

      how cute :D

      Feb 8, 2011 at 5:38 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • SpiffyShindigs

      This kid is going to grow up to be COMPLETELY AWESOME. He’s already got a good start with this, plus that knowing smirk.

      Feb 8, 2011 at 5:48 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • HD G Vid

      my little hero !

      Feb 8, 2011 at 7:14 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • TommyOC

      Two bitters and a sweet:

      1) It’ll only be a matter of months before he becomes bitter upon realizing the majority of his HRCF donation went to administrative overhead.

      2) I wish I had $140 just laying around to give away. That would imply that I was doing pretty well for myself…

      3) This kid is awesome. There’s the sweet part. Right there.

      Feb 8, 2011 at 7:15 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Thomas H

      This kid is my new hero. =D

      Feb 8, 2011 at 7:27 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • chpinnlr

      Great Kid! And Great Parents, for teaching their child so many valuable lessons with a simple gesture! That was $140 well spent!

      Feb 8, 2011 at 7:47 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Mr. Enemabag Jones

      In all the years I’ve been reading Queerty, this is only the second post that has brought a tear to my eye.

      Feb 8, 2011 at 7:53 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Mark

      What a great kid! This is wonderful!!!!!

      Feb 8, 2011 at 8:16 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Ogre Magi


      Feb 8, 2011 at 9:12 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • John

      This boy is a credit to his parents–and to the human race. You rock, Malcolm!

      Feb 8, 2011 at 9:42 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Jason in Austin

      I smell a publicity stunt.

      flame away …

      Feb 8, 2011 at 9:59 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • gugu4gaga

      What awesome parents!

      Feb 9, 2011 at 12:41 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Mike in London UK

      Wonders if John realises that Sociopaths is the correct spelling.

      Feb 9, 2011 at 12:46 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Jem

      He will be quite the man when he grows up. I’m proud of him, and I thank him.

      Feb 9, 2011 at 1:09 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Brandon Tharp

      I just FELL in LOVE! I have a seven year old brother who is not at this level, and could not make such a thoughtful decision. This is absolutely amazing! WAY TO GO!

      Feb 9, 2011 at 1:20 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Zee

      Awesome! He’s a Hero.

      Join Me On Sodahead! We need more GBLT Voices!

      Feb 9, 2011 at 2:41 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Andy

      Turtlenecks are back? How atrocious!

      I kid.

      Feb 9, 2011 at 8:43 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Str8Edge

      lol That’s cute. You can tell he’s going to be gay haha Cute little dude tho. Maybe he will run for president one day. I will probably be a senior citizen by then or dead lol

      Feb 9, 2011 at 10:18 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Gabi

      truly inspiring

      Feb 10, 2011 at 12:12 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Dan

      He is awesome and so is his mom :)

      Feb 10, 2011 at 5:52 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Shannon1981

      AWWW what a sweet little boy! I heart him and his awesome mom.

      Feb 10, 2011 at 6:41 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • EvilED

      That kid’s going to be gay as hell when he grows up lol

      Feb 11, 2011 at 1:07 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Beth

      What a sweet kid, and very well raised he is, that his parents would do something like give him 140 dollars to help out a charity to begin with. You can tell he has been raised with good ideals, and the breathing room to think on his own.

      God bless that family

      Feb 11, 2011 at 2:28 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Vlad

      New Spiritual Generation. Indigo children. New reality

      Feb 11, 2011 at 7:15 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • tallskin2

      @Vlad – more spiritual than people were during the medieval period?

      More spiritual than people were during the greek/roman period?

      Your comments are new age gibberish and meaningless.

      Being a member of the “irrational community” is not helpful.

      No, it’s far more likely this boy is just a product of a nice family, not-infected with the religious gibberish that causes anti gay attitudes.

      Feb 11, 2011 at 8:04 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Vlad

      @tallskin2: Sorry tallskin2. U didn’t get it. :-)))

      Feb 11, 2011 at 9:11 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • tallskin2

      VLAD – I get it mate

      You’re talking new age gibberish

      Feb 11, 2011 at 9:54 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Hugo

      aww =)

      Feb 11, 2011 at 4:59 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Ryan

      Cute. He’s my little twink.

      Feb 11, 2011 at 9:50 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Soylatte

      @Beth: Yeah, everyone called me an Indigo Child too. I was even in the Gifted Program at my school (that just proves all this is bullshit). But do you know what? “Indigo” and “Gifted” are just uptight suburban/ upper Manhattan mom for “retarded.”

      Feb 13, 2011 at 9:19 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Kwanganeen

      This article give you faith in humanity. We need more great stories like this.

      Feb 14, 2011 at 4:36 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • j

      @Ryan: Shush, you creep. Also I wish I was more like this kid when I was young. Well done to his parents!

      Feb 16, 2011 at 5:56 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Zack

      Malcoms the man!!

      Feb 16, 2011 at 10:26 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Skylar

      Out feels great that a seven year old would help gays that’s just amazing.

      Apr 25, 2012 at 12:52 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Skylar

      That’s amazing I love this boy.

      Apr 25, 2012 at 12:54 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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