John Dehlin is a practicing Mormon … and an outspoken activist for LGBTQ rights. In this touching talk at TEDxUSU, John shares how a friendship with an openly gay coworker changed his views on homosexuality and led him to a career in psychology.
In his research, John looks at the complex, often-prickly relationship between religion and sexuality. Here, he shares some of his findings — heartbreaking statistics about how negative feelings toward sexuality and attempts to “fix” same-sex attraction inspire suicides and teen homelessness.
the only reason i didnt scream for twenty years at this was because i was in a theater full of people
I’m still screaming
I WILL NEVER STOP SCREAMING
Dude, no, it was so obvious. Real Odin would never have let Thor go because he’s a massive bastard. He’d be all YOU TAKE THIS THRONE RIGHT NOW IT’S YOUR DUTY YOUR MOTHER WOULD BE ASHAMED OF YOU I HAVE NO SON DO YOU WANT YOUR FAKE BROTHER’S CELL? I THOUGHT NOT, NOW BE KING.