The Dandy Wedding Video

If you weren’t able to be at the wedding, here is the video.  Thank you for filming it Maya! Love my Dan; my husband .

What’s In A Name? Everything…

In the Bible, humankind’s first assignment from the Divine was to name everything. Whether I believe that Adam and the Garden of Eden ever existed or not, the symbolism/lesson is obvious. Names are significant to Christ’s followers and everyone who has ever lived regardless of religion or no religion. Names provide the anchor for our…

Are You ‘Disgusted’ With Me? This Guy Sure Is…

If you would like to share your thoughts of the movie “Pray Away” or ask any questions about my life or the topics at hand (I am an open book!) you can contact me here. I would love to hear from you. I have gotten plenty of messages like this so I decided to respond…

Don’t Fret Susan, Jesus & I Are Great!

I have wanted to but wrestled with responding to this comment. However, I am going to because of the ex-gay/conversion ministry messaging in it; Susan E. writes: I read through your entire blog and it reveals that God is not and never was enough for you. Giving in to sin and justifying it before people…

“Pride” Podcast picks up Interview with Anne Heche

I am honored that Pride podcast picked up the interview I did with Anne Heche and Heather Duffy Boylston. Conversion therapy must end, we must stop the toxic ideology that stigmatizes LGBTQ+ people and our relationships. Many people never thought I would make it out of that world, but my heart and mind changed drastically…

My Guardian Angel Is Also My Drag Mom – Honoring Mella & Michael

“Coming Out” got me “Thrown Out” At age 19, my Mom discovered something that would upend both of our worlds. While she was doing laundry, she found an invitation in my pocket to a gay Valentine’s Day party. There was no mistaking that it was quite the gay affair.  My mother, the only person I…

A Perilous Journey to Authenticity: My Survival Story

Since the Pray Away film was released, I get asked the following questions series frequently. “How did you go from being out in the ’80s and back in the closet born again Christian in the ’90s. Then go to upper echelon leader of the exgay movement in the ’00s to be the EVP of Exodus and help…

And “Such Were Some of You;” Unpacking Exgay Speak

I am not a theologian nor the son of one. I don’t particularly appreciate getting into theological debates and now refuse to get into them. While I know my Bible backward and forwards, getting into theological “discussions” (for me) is like eating glass. Then, while chewing on the shards, people complain, criticize, and argue about…

“Dear SBC Pastor…”

This letter was sent originally through the Tyler Clementi Foundation’s “True Faith Doesn’t Bully” campaign in September. Please read the outpouring of love and letters from the LGBTQ+ and ally community by clicking here. Letter from Randy Thomas, Former VP of Exodus International. Dear Pastor, My name is Randy Thomas, and I am writing to…

A Couple of Thoughts Since The Release of “Pray Away”

Many topics and themes have come up consistently since the release of Pray Away Film last Tuesday. In this video I quickly address two of them: some hate from current exgay leaders and the sweet concern from many around the world for my welfare. Thanks in advance for watching and as always, feedback and questions…