Ex-gay/Conversion Ministry Leader, Linda Seiler wrote what I would consider a condescending note on Facebook titled, “Why Ex-gay Leaders Go Back.” She even includes a scary graphic of a person falling off a pedestal. I remember when I wrote a similar article to hers back in the day, I feared that the leaders who left […]
Truth Wins Out — Thrive President, Randy Thomas and Board Member Yvette Schneider appear in this video apologizing for the harm they once were a part of and calling for a ban on conversion therapy for minors. Also appearing is our good friends Alan Chambers, John Smid and Michael Bussee. Check it out.
50 years ago, a revolution began; 50 years later the progress we have made has come under attack. We refused to remain shrinking violets hidden in dark corners then and we refuse to go back to the unacceptable stigmatization of LGBT+ people now.
In this journey, I have the honor of meeting others escaping various forms of toxic ideology/theology to become the truly beautiful people they really are. When someone honors me with sharing their story, it is another treasure to add to my chest full of good moments, laughter, tears, inspiration, lessons learned, wisdom and overall joy. […]
For 21 years I was conditioned to believe that I would have to deny my feelings and marry the opposite sex or that I was divinely called to live as a celibate person for the rest of my life. Up until four years ago I never would have thought that the morning of March 24th, […]
With great sadness, I learned that the United Methodist church has voted to uphold their institutionalized stigmatization against LGBT+ and those who affirm us.