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Gay Christians Choosing Celibacy Emerge from the Shadows

posted on December 15, 2014

The Washington Post‘s Michelle Boorstein reports on “a small but growing movement of celibate gay Christians who find it easier than before to be out of the closet in their traditional churches because they’re celibate.” Celibacy “allows you to give yourself more freely to God,” lesbian and blogger Eve Tushnet said. The movement is met with much criticism; many in the LGBT community find acceptance in exchange for celibacy to be insufficient, and some church leaders still dislike the celibate as referring to themselves as “gay.”

Read at The Washington Post