Straight to Jesus exposes how the Christian Right attempts to repudiate gay identity and political rights by using the ex-gay movement as evidence that "change is possible. Through the healing power of Jesus, gays could turn away from this destructive lifestyle and choose to be normal heterosexuals. Email alerts New issue alert. What will be left? At last their testimony was being welcomed at Christian conferences. Most came from small towns or rural environments that had no gay culture, and they simply accepted the right-wing Christian view that they had to choose between being gay and having any values in their lives that go deeper than sex.
Even Paulkhusband, father, and former drag queencould not escape the fact that although behavior and identity change, desire and attraction do not.
Straight to Jesus exposes how the Christian Right attempts to repudiate gay identity and political rights by using the ex-gay movement as evidence that "change is possible. Despite some negative media attention, politically perceptive ex-gay groups realize any exposure is beneficial and such programs continue to grow. Enabled Language: Erzen has written a wonderful book.
Informative, well written and accessible, this book will be a compelling read even if you have no previous knowledge of the subject.