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  • The "JONAH's" Brothers and the Jewish Holidays © 2009 by Joe Kort. All rights reserved

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  • Resources for Religious LGBTQIA © 2016. All rights reserved

    The following was put together by a colleague of mine John R. Edwards, L.C.S.W.

    It is very important that all non LGBT therapists and LGBT therapists who are not religious who work with LGBT folks who are struggling with their sexual orientation and religious beliefs understand that this type of work requires being more than just accepting. This type of conflict is a CORE conflict especially for individuals who are from the more conservative Christian religions such Mormons, Jehovah Witnesses, Seventh Day Adventists as well as other conservative religions i.e. conservative Muslims and orthodox Jews. From a Christian standpoint the question revolves around do I give up my beliefs and burn in hell because of who I am or do I try to be the person that my life experience messaging has indicated I ought to be a heterosexual person. A pretty similar question for Muslims and others from conservative religions.

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