She came out to her mom at 17 and the next thing she knew she was being hustled off to conversion therapy.
Julie Rodgers is the author of Outlove: A Queer Christian Survival Story. She is a writer, speaker, and leader in the movement working for full inclusion for LGBTQ people in Christian communities. She is featured in Pray Away (2020), a documentary about the "pray the gay away” movement. A Netflix Original presented by Ryan Murphy, Pray Away will begin streaming on Netflix in August. Julie's writing has been featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, and Time.