Pray the (Homophobia) Away


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Last week, Netflix released the much-anticipated documentary “Pray Away” - wherein former leaders of the “pray the gay away” movement wrestle with the impact of their theological perspective and survivors reflect on their engagement with the organizations that espoused the harmful theologies. In this week's Word of Pod, Brandon, Katie, and Sam reflect on the documentary and share insights about how to create space for queer folks to flourish both within and beyond religious institutions.


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