29 May '11, 8am

Despicable, homophobic me #LGBT by @pepperlim

Despicable, homophobic me #LGBT by @pepperlim

There are some things we can’t change. And there are some, we can. Pepper Lim writes about how he overcame his own ignorance through Love and Acceptance. I grew up with a deep religious conviction and at the age of 12 sought to understand the different religions surrounding me. I finally chose Christianity as I thought it was the most suitable religion for me. At the age of 20, I received my degree in theological studies from a bible college in Australia. My anti-homosexual stance came from a mixture of the fear of my father that his sons would turn out to be sissies and biblical anti-gay scriptures. When were were children, my father would shout at my brother and I, "Stop giggling like girls!" and "Stop crying like a sissy!" The bible played the biggest role; offering the torments of hell and the lake of fire to homosexuals and other sexual perverts. I distanced myself fr...

Full article: http://www.loyarburok.com/human-rights/lets-talk-about-se...

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