Many LGBT youth can't picture what their lives might be like as openly gay adults. They can't imagine a future for themselves. So let's show them what our lives are like, let's show them what the future may hold in store for them.
Not all bullies are anti-gay. Talk to your kids about teasing. Be the adult. And while you are acting like an adult: stop taking my rights and the rights of other queer people. Kids don't make this up. You teach it to them.