Watch: Can you pray the gay away?

Daniel Wren

Some homophobes like to use their religion as a tool to chastise us with, and have been known to claim their own particular brand of fanaticism can cure people of their ‘sinful ways’. Of course, we think that’s nonsense, but it doesn’t stop them.

Young poet Thomas Hill obviously got tired of being told he could be fixed by religion, and delivered this stunning riposte at the most recent Capturing Fire, A Queer Spoken Word Summit and Slam in Washington, D.C.

Here’s his poem, which answers the question ‘Can you pray the gay away?’

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Vada Magazine staff writer. Interested in travel, news, politics and dating.