Some time ago I wrote a massive 3500+-word post ‘Okay to be gay?’, which I naively hoped would cover all the major points in the debate about homosexuality and Christianity. It didn’t, not by a long chalk.
So here’s a follow-up to address some (not all) of the issues I forgot to include – or simply wasn’t aware of – first time round. But please do read the other post as well to get the fuller picture.
And firstly, just to answer the title question posed by that post – yes, it’s surely okay to be gay. Indeed, I don’t see how one who finds him- or herself to be gay can do anything about it. There seems to be little evidence that trying to change one’s sexuality or orientation is ever successful (or indeed psychologically healthy) in the long-term, and plenty that it isn’t. The collapse of the…
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