If an exgay activist posts a profile on the youth-oriented Myspace web site, this is euphemistically called “evangelism.”

If a gay Christian posts a profile at the same site, it’s likely to be called “homosexual recruitment.”

But isn’t exgay activism sometimes a form of sexual recruitment into celibacy, unhappy marriage, or secretive sexual encounters?

And aren’t some gay people of faith, in fact, evangelists for a God that loves all of humanity?

Where can one draw appropriate distinctions between “evangelism” and “recruitment”? Is it ever fair to accuse anyone of recruitment?

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