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Published on Nov 27, 2008
What role does your faith play in your sex life?
Obviously for some people these beliefs have deep spiritual meaning while for others they can cause angst and guilt. So why do these ancient teachings still hold such sway in modern society?
In the discussion are dedicated virgins, sex advocates, gay Christians, Atheist Chris Taylor from the Chaser amongst others and at the centre of it is eighteen year old Nathan who wants to wait till he's married" (ABC, 2008).
Being Featured on the show is 20 year old Ben Gresham who will be sharing his experience of the ex-gay programs, the journey to reconciling faith and sexuality and his life now as a free, happy gay Christian.
"The most compelling piece features 20-year-old Ben, a Pentecostal believer who volunteered for two anti-gay programmes which had no effect in changing his sexual orientation. After two suicide attempts he eventually realised God loved me, God accepted me just as I was (Knox,2008).
NOTE: This is not the full version of the episode...this video only contains the second half..the full version is on the triple j website.