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After three generations of sexual abuse, found acceptance from a Christian community.

Scott L

I was addicted to pornography, I was addicted to masturbation. I was addicted to sex. I was also a heterosexual male

Behind the homosexuality was a person.

Danny W

"By the time I was in puberty I had one foot in the homosexual world, one in the heterosexual world, and I didn’t know how I got there."

Spent years pondering my sexual identity.

Mary Jenna

I started to make emotional ties with a lot of these girls that were just unhealthy.

What you say affects your sexual identity.

Mary Jenna

That’s the key thing here and when someone says they’re gay or homosexual, that is now saying; “That is my identity.”

Before turning to God, I got on my knees and asked Satan to grant all my sexual desires.

Leslie

I tried to live for the Lord and the Devil at the same time. I was straddling the fence, so to speak. It doesn’t work. I thought, “I can’t live it.”

Confused kid. Part of me enjoyed the sexual abuse.

Josh S

I remember of walking on a bridge in New York City, hearing an evil presence. As I looked over the edge of the bridge I heard a voice say, “Jump. It’ll be all over.”

An abused boy must prove his sexual manhood.

Joe R.

I had gotten so far down I was eating out of a garbage can. A pastor came to the campsite where I was living and said, ‘Would you like to go to church today?’ I said, “Well, not particularly, not really.” When he said, “We're...

I’m living proof that a gay man can become a family man.

Chris D

Every relationship, every encounter, would get worse, would become more perverted, more faceless, more emotionless. I had been with countless men. I could fill up a notebook full of the men that I had been with.

I have experienced healing from many episodes of sexual abuse.

Chris D

"My grandfather was very perverted. He did things and said things only to me, and it was kept a secret."

A radical lesbian, consulting the dead—my new life moved beyond all that.

Amy M

"Suddenly I felt the real power and presence of God. It was like fire and electricity shooting through my body."