Becky Mackintosh is a popular speaker known for her honest approach and open heart. She is dedicated to her family, faith, and inspiring others. Her passion for humanitarian work has inspired her to volunteer in India and Africa, not to mention the service rendered within the walls of her own home.
Through the lens of possibility, Becky rekindles the evidence that humor, courage and a whole lot of love indeed go hand in hand. Becky feels passionate about sharing principles that empower unity and belonging. Becky’s talks and books have encouraged thousands of people all over the world.
She is the proud and humbled mother of seven children and an ever-growing number of grandchildren. Becky enjoys growing older with her husband, Scott, in a nest that’s never quite empty.
“Mom, Dad, I’m Gay.”
One text message completely changed Becky Mackintosh’s life in the blink of an eye.
Though she had often wondered about her son Sean when he was young, she had never entertained the possibility that her suspicions could be true. And just like that, battle lines were drawn between siblings, parents, friends, and the Church itself somewhere in the middle.
A choice was before the Mackintosh family. Just not the one they were expecting. Experience Becky’s journey and witness how her faith allowed her to embrace her religion and her gay son. She’ll tell you that the answer to every question and conflict, is love.
Becky and Scott Mackintosh have loved their son as he has grown up, served a mission, come out as gay, and left the faith he was raised in. The entire family has learned to love in new, more inclusive ways.
Becky is often featured on videos, podcasts, news, and other interviews.