I am bisexual, so I convinced myself that the homosexual part of me wasn’t really important, and I could ignore it,”
In the late 1990s, Kemmis was involved in an ex-gay ministry. He said these ministries try to “help” them become heterosexual because their religion teaches them that same-sex attraction is wrong.
Fundamentally, you might think it’s about your religion, but it’s not a faith issue, it’s a health issue. This is damaging people psychologically. I hear both stories about people who have done self-harm…When I came out of it, I was not in good shape.”