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LUCAS WILSON on his experience with gay conversion therapy at Liberty University, Evangelicalism and proselytizing, why he's speaking out about these topics, and so much more‪!‬ Breaking Brave with Marilyn Barefoot

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https://fau.academia.edu/LukeWilson (Lucas Wilson) is a PhD candidate in Comparative Studies at Florida Atlantic University, writing his dissertation on second-generation Holocaust literature and oral history. He holds an MA in English from McMaster University, as well as an MTS from Vanderbilt University. His research mainly centers on Holocaust literature and oral history, but he has begun working in the field of critical evangelical studies. His academic work has appeared in Canadian Jewish Studies and https://www.academia.edu/40368495/Of_Gossip_and_Gaze_The_Shift_from_Symbolic_to_Social_Exclusion_Seen_through_a_Post_Holocaust_Aesthetic_in_Flannery_O_Connor_s_The_Displaced_Person_ (Flannery O’Connor Review) and in edited collections published by https://www.academia.edu/44661143/Dismantling_Christian_Readings_of_Jewish_American_Literature_in_the_Christian_College_A_M_Kleins_The_Second_Scroll (The MLA), https://www.academia.edu/44661067/Enduring_Anti_Semitic_Christian_Scripts_in_Elie_Wiesels_The_Gates_of_the_Forest (SUNY Press), and https://www.academia.edu/50675776/Unlearning_Evangelicalism_What_a_Poor_Education_Taught_Me (DIO Press). His public-facing work has appeared in https://www.advocate.com/commentary/2021/5/13/gay-man-says-he-was-tormented-liberty-university-now-hes-suing (The Advocate), https://www.queerty.com/jerry-falwell-jr-plays-gay-students-suffer-universitys-conversion-therapy-20200122 (Queerty), https://www.lgbtqnation.com/2020/04/liberty-universitys-board-trustees-remove-jerry-falwell-jr-schools-president/ (LGBTQ Nation), https://religiondispatches.org/liberty-universitys-in-house-conversion-therapist-retires-but-will-the-christian-school-cease-this-discredited-practice/ (Religion Dispatches), and https://rvamag.com/gay-rva/group-conversion-therapy-and-its-aftermath-at-liberty-university.html (RVA Magazine). He currently teaches at University of Toronto and Seneca College.
For more from Lucas, please connect with him via:
Instagram: @lukeslamdunkwilson;
Twitter: @wilson_fw
Facebook: Luke Wilson (networks: Vanderbilt Divinity, McMaster University, Liberty University);
Academia.edu: https://fau.academia.edu/LukeWilson

https://fau.academia.edu/LukeWilson (Lucas Wilson) is a PhD candidate in Comparative Studies at Florida Atlantic University, writing his dissertation on second-generation Holocaust literature and oral history. He holds an MA in English from McMaster University, as well as an MTS from Vanderbilt University. His research mainly centers on Holocaust literature and oral history, but he has begun working in the field of critical evangelical studies. His academic work has appeared in Canadian Jewish Studies and https://www.academia.edu/40368495/Of_Gossip_and_Gaze_The_Shift_from_Symbolic_to_Social_Exclusion_Seen_through_a_Post_Holocaust_Aesthetic_in_Flannery_O_Connor_s_The_Displaced_Person_ (Flannery O’Connor Review) and in edited collections published by https://www.academia.edu/44661143/Dismantling_Christian_Readings_of_Jewish_American_Literature_in_the_Christian_College_A_M_Kleins_The_Second_Scroll (The MLA), https://www.academia.edu/44661067/Enduring_Anti_Semitic_Christian_Scripts_in_Elie_Wiesels_The_Gates_of_the_Forest (SUNY Press), and https://www.academia.edu/50675776/Unlearning_Evangelicalism_What_a_Poor_Education_Taught_Me (DIO Press). His public-facing work has appeared in https://www.advocate.com/commentary/2021/5/13/gay-man-says-he-was-tormented-liberty-university-now-hes-suing (The Advocate), https://www.queerty.com/jerry-falwell-jr-plays-gay-students-suffer-universitys-conversion-therapy-20200122 (Queerty), https://www.lgbtqnation.com/2020/04/liberty-universitys-board-trustees-remove-jerry-falwell-jr-schools-president/ (LGBTQ Nation), https://religiondispatches.org/liberty-universitys-in-house-conversion-therapist-retires-but-will-the-christian-school-cease-this-discredited-practice/ (Religion Dispatches), and https://rvamag.com/gay-rva/group-conversion-therapy-and-its-aftermath-at-liberty-university.html (RVA Magazine). He currently teaches at University of Toronto and Seneca College.
For more from Lucas, please connect with him via:
Instagram: @lukeslamdunkwilson;
Twitter: @wilson_fw
Facebook: Luke Wilson (networks: Vanderbilt Divinity, McMaster University, Liberty University);
Academia.edu: https://fau.academia.edu/LukeWilson

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