Originally Posted by Zerbie
What that puts us up against, in addition to the misinformation he is disseminating, is his own NEED to be ex-gay, his need to convince himself that what he says about gays is correct, and possibly also his need to 'heal' you in order to justify *his entire life.* His whole entire life is based upon denial of his sexuality - his job, his "mission," everything - so he will defend his position and his radio 'ministry' as though he is defending his survival in a literal assault.
I thought this was a very interesting observation that would probably apply to many career ex-gays. It certainly makes the task of reaching them seem like mission impossible.