Controversial film: Gay man turns into ex-gay Christian

Controversial film: Gay man turns into ex-gay Christian
Image via 'I Am Michael' trailer

[Ed. – Liberals’ worst nightmare]

The new film “I Am Michael” is based on a true story about Michael Glatze, who went from being a gay activist to an ex-gay evangelical Christian pastor….

The film is based partly on a 2011 article about Glatze in The New York Times Magazine entitled, “My Ex-Gay Friend.” Glatz told the magazine that his “spiritual awakening” happened after he had a series of heart palpitations in 2004.

He told EdgeMediaNetwork in 2007 that he was “diagnosed with Celiac disease. I was anemic, and my heart was palpitating, and my Dad had died of a heart condition that was genetic, and I thought I had inherited that.”

In a trailer for the movie, Glatze, who is played by actor James Franco, leads an activist group called Young Gay America.

Franco (as Glatz) says later in the film that he blamed God for his parents’ deaths, but has had a change of heart: “My whole life I thought the Bible was full of hate, it’s not.”

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