Praying Away the Gay

Remember Harry and Louise, the whiny yuppies who bad-mouthed Clinton's health-care bill to death? Well, meet their evil twins, Anne and John Paulk, the poster couple for the notion that homosexuality can be stopped if only heterosexuality is embraced. Once gay and unbelieving, Anne and John accepted Christ and then each other: one cured homosexual married one saved lesbian. There's a Jack for every Jill in the land of the Christian right.

The Paulks are at the center of a campaign by a coalition of Christian-right groups that placed full-page ads in the New York Times, the Washington Post and USA...

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