Our expert says:
You do not say where in SA you are, but in Cape Town, Triangle Project offers counselling services to the gay and lesbian community on a sliding scale including free of charge if someone is not earning. At his age he can go on his own without his parents or with you.
His parents may well not accept who he is but that is not going to change anything about his sexuality. He needs guidance and support and if his parents are not going to face up to this reality you may consider helping him by pointing him towards support services.
You can contact Triangle Project on 021 448 3812
If you are not in CT they should be able to tell you where your nearest services are.
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