“There Must Be a Reason”: A Father’s Final Gift to His Same-Sex Attracted Son

I’m attracted to people of the same sex, and I’m glad that I was raised by a devoutly Christian mom and dad. My dad’s acceptance of me as a man, with full knowledge of my attraction to other men, was his gift to me. And though it was late coming, I am utterly thankful for it.
People with same-sex attraction do not need to be “fixed”—they need genuine, authentic friendship.