Tim Rymel

Tim Rymel

Bio

Tim Rymel, M.Ed. is an ordained evangelical Christian minister and former leader in the ex-gay (reparative therapy) movement of the '90s. He is an outspoken critic of the continued practice of reparative therapy, particularly for minors. He shares his personal story in his latest book Going Gay My Journey from Evangelical Christian Minister to Self-acceptance, Love, Life, and Meaning , CK Publishing, (2014). Tim is also the author of the business book, Everything I Learned About Management I Learned from Having a Kindergartner (CK Publishing, 2012). He is writing his third book entitled, “Ex-Gay 25 Years Later,” a first of its kind expose into the lives of men who sought to change their sexual orientations 25 years ago, and where they are today. More than just a speaker and advocate, Tim is the father of two teenage daughters. Together with his fiance, one dog and a street cat, they all reside in your typical suburban home in Northern, California, doing typical suburban things. Connect with Tim: TimRymel.com; Email: Tim@TimRymel.com; facebook.com/TimRymel.AuthorPage ; Twitter: @TheRealTimRymel.

Tim Rymel Articles

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I’m A Gay Man Who Married A Straight Woman

People frequently ask if my wife knew I was gay when she married me. The answer is a bit more complicated than a simple yes or no.

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3 Misperceptions About LGBT Kids In Christian Schools

As misinformation about sexuality passes through the churches, it’s only natural that it lands at Christian schools.

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5 Things About Conversion Therapy We Know For Sure

I have seen first hand the devastation brought on parents and families who were told the reason their child is gay is because of something they did. When the child doesn’t change, or at least doesn’t maintain the behavior modification, these people are often consumed by tremendous guilt.

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Parenting gets harder. Giving up control of our kids is an art.

Parenting Gets Harder (If You’re Doing It Right)

Parenting gets harder. Giving up control of our kids is an art.

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