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Mel White Discusses Christianity and Homosexuality.

Mel White is the ghost-writer of biographies for such Religious Right leaders as Jerry Falwell, Pat Robinson and Billy Graham. That was before he came out as a gay man, after a long struggle accepting it. White tried aversion therapy and exorcism to purge himself of his homosexual feelings. Now White is the Dean of the largest gay church in the world, Dallas's Cathedral of Hope and the author of "Stranger at the Gate: To be Gay and Christian in America," (Simon & Schuster).

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Other segments from the episode on March 29, 1994

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, March 29, 1994: Interview with Mel White; Interview with Maria Jimena Duzan; Commentary on spring in Paris.

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