Thursday, November 01, 2012

Some Men Claim to Be Ex-Gay

Like it or not, politically incorrect as it may be, there exist men who claim they are ex-gay. See today's nytimes - "‘Ex-Gay’ Men Fight Back Against View That Homosexuality Can’t Be Changed." Why argue against their testimony?

You could get hurt if you come out of the closet with this. "Ex-gay men are often closeted, fearing ridicule from gay advocates who accuse them of self-deception and, at the same time, fearing rejection by their church communities as tainted oddities. Here in California, their sense of siege grew more intense in September when Gov. Jerry Brown signed a law banning use of widely discredited sexual “conversion therapies” for minors — an assault on their own validity, some ex-gay men feel."

Cameron Michael Swain "said he is in the early stages of his struggle to overcome homosexual desires. Mr. Swaim is unemployed and lives with his parents in Orange County, Calif., where his father is a pastor of the Evangelical Friends Church of the Southwest. He tried the gay life, but “it just doesn’t settle with me,” he said, and ultimately decided “there’s got to be a way to heal this affliction.”"

Note that. Anyone who is a Jesus-follower must admit that God could do this.