Once a predominantly violent tactic to “cure” LGBTQ people's sexuality, this "religious guidance" method has shifted more toward talk therapy. But the damaging psychological effects remain the same.
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Once thought to be favored only by religious families like the Duggars, taking education in-house is now finding a whole new class of practitioners.
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There have never been more African-American LGBT role models, from Michael Sam to Robin Roberts. But coming out in the Black church can feel like a Faustian bargain.
The suicide of transgender teen Leelah Alcorn makes this new mother reckon with her devastation, her Christianity, and the possibility of raising her daughter as a son.