Fandom

LGBT Project Wiki

Christine Bakke

5,038pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Talk0 Share

Template:Christianityportal

Christine Bakke (born June 3, 1971) spent four years in the ex-gay movement attempting to alter her sexual orientation through conversion therapy. In addition to receiving pastoral counseling and discipleship training, she attended ex-gay programs including Where Grace Abounds in Denver, CO and the Living Waters Program.[1]

In April 2007, along with gay performance activist Peterson Toscano, Bakke co-founded Beyond Ex-Gay. In May 2007, Glamour Magazine featured Bakke's experience as an ex-gay survivor, or Ex-ex-gay. She has also appeared on the ABC Good Morning America program, Colorado Public Radio, and Sirius OutQ radio. She is also a regular contributor at the Gay Christian Network.

Bakke served as one of the key organizers for the Ex-Gay Survivor Conference held June 29-July 1, 2007 in Irvine, CA and took part in Survivor Initiative, a series of press conferences sponsored by Soulforce, whereby former ex-gays shared their experiences with the public as a witness and a warning about the dangers of the ex-gay movement. For the Survivor Initiative, Bakke designed original collages for each of the speakers to present.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Brooks, Jennifer (2007-08-11), “Baptists reach out to gays, to make them 'ex-gays'”, The Tennessean, <http://www.tennessean.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070811/NEWS01/708110335/1001/NEWS>. Retrieved on 23 August 2007 .

External linksEdit


Template:Lgbt-stub

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.

Also on Fandom

Random Wiki