Thank you for this. A question I have is why one wouldn't expect Wheaton to have been packed with repressed gays. Evangelicalism had criminalized same-sexuality, forbidden discourse and disclosure about it, and left one- if one was gay- having to do an improvised theological reparative therapy on oneself. One had to get so "good" and "love God" so ardently, perhaps, that the sex-problems would resolve. And institutions perceived as elite, charged with divine grace, etc., would be natural magnets for such people. When you really need to get pure, you'd go to the purest place of all.

religion. sex. facts.

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