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To Straight and Back

posted on June 23, 2014

John Paulk writes for POLITICO Magazine about his experience going from being one of the faces of ex-gay reparative therapy to renouncing the movement and embracing his homosexuality. Although Paulk spent much of the 1990s and 2000s speaking publicly about the ability of reparative therapy to change same-sex attraction, he now says that he was torn internally, not believing his own message. Now, Paulk writes that he wants to tell young gay people: “We are not broken, damaged, inferior or throwaways. We are created in the image of God—just like everyone else.”

Read at POLITICO Magazine