John Dehlin is a practicing Mormon … and an outspoken activist for LGBTQ rights. In this touching talk at TEDxUSU, John shares how a friendship with an openly gay coworker changed his views on homosexuality and led him to a career in psychology.
In his research, John looks at the complex, often-prickly relationship between religion and sexuality. Here, he shares some of his findings — heartbreaking statistics about how negative feelings toward sexuality and attempts to “fix” same-sex attraction inspire suicides and teen homelessness.
IT’S 8:30 IN THE MORNING AND I HAVE A DAY OFF AND MY LITTLE SISTER AND MY MOM HAVE BEEN SCREAMING FOR THE PAST HOUR SO I GOT A COW BELL AND RAN OUT INTO THE HALLWAY AND STARTED RINGING IT AND SCREAMING THE WORDS TO THE CIRCLE OF LIFE
this is the worst fuck up in the history of fuck ups and my aunt drove her van into a house because a leaf hit her windshield
Baked some iPhone cookies to trick cops into pulling me over, then I just take a bite and ask if cookies are against the law.
When someone emotionally hurts you but you have to act like you don’t care.
what i’d really like is for someone to objectively watch me for a week or so and then just sit down with me for a few hours and explain to me what i am like and how i look to others and what my personality is in detail and how i need to improve where do i sign up for that
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