Bible-Banging Homophobe Goes Gay For A Year – And Stops Being Antigay

18 minutes:

Timothy Kurek was a ‚ÄúBible-banging homophobe‚ÄĚ raised by conservative parents in a strict Christian household in Tennessee, where he was taught that homosexuality was a sin and gay people were not ‚Äúnormal.‚ÄĚ

Follow Tim’s transformation and the lessons he learned by going gay for a year in order to gain, what he refers to as “intentional empathy”.

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