Gay Man Marks Anniversary of Longtime Boyfriend's Death with Devastating Account of What's Happened Since

Shane Bitney Crone has marked the one-year anniversary of his boyfriend of six years, Tom Bridegroom, with a devastating video, It could happen to you, chronicling what happened to him after Tom's sudden death. If there's anyone in your life who doesn't understand the familial rejection, the institutional discrimination, and the bias that gay couples face every day, here's one man's account. Text and Title from Towleroad

"It has been said that sharing personal stories is one of the most effective ways to change people's hearts and minds. This is my story and I hope you are inspired to share it with others." Text from Shane Bitney Crone

I am so sorry for your loss, Shane and my heart goes out to you. By opening your heart and having the courage to tell your's and Tom's story, you will be helping to change the world for better. May the love that you and Tom shared sustain you through these dark times.

Tom Bridegroom