Out Gay Baha'i who loves the Faith

{josquote}The official stance has moved from "it can be changed" to "we're expected to be celibate".{/josquote} I was raised a Bahai and truly believe that Baha'u'llah is the manifestation of God for our day and age. I am also gay.

I was fortunate, as strange as it sounds, to be bi-racial in a very racist part of the country growing up. So, hatred from others for who I was, happened all the time.

My mother used the Bahai writings to teach me to love myself for who I was. She said God made me exactly as I supposed to be. She also told me to pray for the ignorance of others. I was able to internalize these teaches to deal with my sexuality.

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