Category Archives: LGBT Stories

Jaime’s Story – “They had absolutely no idea what to do with me”

by Jaime Sommers, a bisexual 50 year old woman whose story of abuse by the Church of England will shock many My name is Jaime and I am 50 years old. I have been dual-attracted to both men and women … Continue reading

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Rachel’s Story – I Don’t Want to Be Part of An Institution that Allows Abuse

by Rachel, a 30 something Christian, hockey player and lesbian whose experience in an HTB plant has seriously damaged her faith.  My name is Rachel and I am a 30 something hockey player, Christian, theatre-goer and lesbian. I came out … Continue reading

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Revd Adams’ Story – Is It Wrong for Me to Tell the Truth?

by the Reverend Adams, a gay Methodist Minister My first experience of ‘deliverance’ ministry occurred on a Birmingham high street. I had thought I was just meeting someone for prayer, and first realised I might be wrong and in danger … Continue reading

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Jas’ Story – Please. Be. Kind.

by Jas, a former drug addict, Bible College Student and now married lesbian I was in prison when I first encountered Jesus. I had been a drug addict but when I met him, everything changed. It felt like I fell … Continue reading

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Lisa’s Story

by Lisa (a pseudonym), who is a trans woman from the North of England. When I agreed to tell this story, I was reluctant because this happened 20 year ago and I was unsure how much relevance it would have … Continue reading

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Timothy’s Story

A series of personal testimonies from LGBT Christians Conversion therapy is horrifying. Although I speak as a survivor, even then I am one of the lucky ones. I wasn’t given electric shocks, wasn’t forced to fast or strip, haven’t experienced … Continue reading

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