WATCH: 12-Year-Old Son of Gay Dads Reads Letter to Justice Roberts

By Neal Broverman

Originally published on Advocate.com March 18 2013 2:45 PM ET

Daniel Martinez, a Northern California 12-year-old adopted by a gay couple, wrote a deeply personal letter to Supreme Court chief justice John Roberts, the father of adopted children.

Martinez, suffering from a genetic disorder affecting the left side of his face, urges Roberts to strike down California's Proposition 8. He says his fathers provided him and his sister with a wonderful life when no one else wanted to, and their family should be treated no differently than others. Watch below.