Trigger Warning: Discussion of suicide and self-harm
There is so much blood on the hands of Christians. From the Crusades to the modern anti-gay laws of Uganda, we are drenched in a legacy of blood. Perhaps it is fitting.
After all, Christianity was born out of blood spilled on the cross.
I had heard all the sermons. I had tried earnestly to pray away the gay. I can't count the nights I laid awake praying I would wake up straight. I thought couldn't be this way. I thought it was wrong.