The 6 Worst Parents of 2013
BY Alex J Davidson
December 23 2013 4:00 AM ET
Mom Tells Son to Beat the Gay Out of Brother
Mary Gowans, a mother in rural North Carolina, who reportedly ordered her 12-year-old son to beat her 15-year-old son with a belt in an attempt to make the older child heterosexual. Gowans told TV station WECT that she doesn't agree with the "gay lifestyle" but also admitted that she thinks her son might be gay.