11 episodes

Have you ever felt like you are suffocating from holding onto a secret? Trapped in a closet hiding in fear of what will happen if others find out this secret. I felt this way for 12 years before coming out. Growing up Christian and gay was long hard road and I always wished I had someone to look up to to help me know it was all gonna be ok, that I wasn’t a mistake. This podcast will dive deep in to my story of coming out, getting married raising kids and my journey to finding a church home. I will not only share my story but the story of others and their “closets”. Come join us as we find our freedom and truest selves.

Confessions From The Closet Leticia Marie

    • Education
    • 5.0 • 9 Ratings

Have you ever felt like you are suffocating from holding onto a secret? Trapped in a closet hiding in fear of what will happen if others find out this secret. I felt this way for 12 years before coming out. Growing up Christian and gay was long hard road and I always wished I had someone to look up to to help me know it was all gonna be ok, that I wasn’t a mistake. This podcast will dive deep in to my story of coming out, getting married raising kids and my journey to finding a church home. I will not only share my story but the story of others and their “closets”. Come join us as we find our freedom and truest selves.

    Was The Word Homosexual Ever Really Mentioned In The Bible?? // 1946 Movie How A Mistranslation Shifted Culture

    Was The Word Homosexual Ever Really Mentioned In The Bible?? // 1946 Movie How A Mistranslation Shifted Culture

    Was The Word Homosexual Ever Really Mentioned In The Bible?? In today's episode Leticia sits down with the Director & Creator of the upcoming documentary 1946 Movie The Mistranslation That Shifted a Culture. They not only discuss the film and how they have discovered evidence that the word Homosexual was never meant to be put in the Bible and we also get to learn about Rocky. What was it like growing up knowing you are a Lesbian and being a Pastor's Kid?

    To Learn More About 1946 Film

    1946 Extended Trailer: https://youtu.be/EBYDBzLhI2c

    1946 Trailer: https://youtu.be/sjL_1TX71yo

    Books Mentioned:

    Walking The Bridgeless Canyon Repairing The Breach Between The Church & LGBT Community :https://amzn.to/3boYXoI

    Included In Christ: https: //amzn.to/3tGQ3cE

    God & The Gay Christian: https://amzn.to/3tGQ3cE

    The Cross In the Closet: https://amzn.to/3tGQ3cE

    Love Ellen: https://amzn.to/3hqT2U7

    • 44 min
    The Shame That Comes With Coming Out // How To Overcome // LGBTQ

    The Shame That Comes With Coming Out // How To Overcome // LGBTQ

    In today's Episode Leticia sits down with now regular guest and possibly cohost her wife Mariaelena to discuss a touchy topic of SHAME in the LGBT community. Where did it start where did it come from and an honest dive into how do we fix it for future generations. Leticia gets super vulnerable and discusses a moment that happened on their recent vacation and how it brought up shame and trauma she didn't even know still existed. Have you felt trauma from the church and how are you dealing with it today? Leticia and Mari want to know your story!! Be sure to comment and share below, what shame are you carrying today?

    DISCLAIMER: Leticia is not a Doctor and is not claiming to be, she is only sharing her journey and what helped her find a healthy relationship with her mental health.

    ANTI ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION SUPPLEMENTS Mentioned:

    Anxiocalm: https://amzn.to/3d2kfsh​​​

    Taurine: https://amzn.to/3reYuL7​​​

    Prenatal Vitamins: https://amzn.to/2PpWIt6​​​

    5 HTP: https://amzn.to/2NPD61o​​​

    Resources that have helped me on my journey of reconciling my Faith and being LGBTQ:

    A Letter to Louise https://godmademegay.weebly.com/the-l...​

    For the Bible Tells Me So Documentary https://topdocumentaryfilms.com/for-t...​

    Cross In The Closet Book: https://amzn.to/3kcf2kS​​​​

    God and The Gay Christian: https://amzn.to/3soTapz​​​​

    Love Ellen (Book I bought my mom to read) https://amzn.to/3dAbO9x​​​​

    Unbearable Lightness: A Story of Loss and Gain: https://amzn.to/37G5WrL​​​​

    Untamed: https://amzn.to/3btxotU​​​​

    Equipment I use:

    Shure Mic 58: https://amzn.to/3tJbEC5​

    Iphone 12 Pro (video) https://amzn.to/32GmIEe​

    iPad Pro (editing) : https://amzn.to/3sNfadw​

    Zoom H4N (audio): https://amzn.to/3ewxhiu​

    I may earn commissions for purchases made through the links below, at no extra cost to you, thank you for supporting my channel through using these quick links.

    My friends Chad & Joy Connor preach on Obedience and Sacrifice: https://youtu.be/CHg4SRamDJw​​

    Pastor Daryls Sermon on Salvation is Free:

    https://youtu.be/H_2Vtd2MixA​​

    LGBTQ

    • 50 min
    Finding Home While Feeling Like You Don’t Fit // Growing Up Knowing You’re Different

    Finding Home While Feeling Like You Don’t Fit // Growing Up Knowing You’re Different

    In today’s episode Leticia sits down with her friend Matt Lopez to discuss his story. Growing up with 3 moms, and how that felt as a child, knowing he was different and finding his happy despite it all.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Coming Out Christian And Rediscovering Your Purpose // FCA // LGBTQ

    Coming Out Christian And Rediscovering Your Purpose // FCA // LGBTQ

    On this weeks episode Leticia sits down with her wife Mari and the tables have turned. Mari interviews Leticia all about her coming out story, serving in and losing FCA before and after coming out. They discuss what the heart and would behind starting this podcast was and is and so much more.

    • 56 min
    Growing Up Transgender In a World of Straight // LGBTQ

    Growing Up Transgender In a World of Straight // LGBTQ

    In this episode of Confessions From The Closet, Leticia is joined by her good friend and hairstylist Victoria to discuss growing up in a world knowing your body didn’t match your heart. School yard bullies, and being true to yourself in a world that wasn’t ready and is still in 2021 trying to catch up.

    DISCLAIMER: Leticia is not a Doctor and is not claiming to be, she is only sharing her journey and what helped her find a healthy relationship with her mental health.

    ANTI ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION SUPPLEMENTS Mentioned:

    Anxiocalm: https://amzn.to/3d2kfsh

    Taurine: https://amzn.to/3reYuL7

    Prenatal Vitamins: https://amzn.to/2PpWIt6

    5 HTP: https://amzn.to/2NPD61o

    Resources that have helped me on my journey of reconciling my Faith and being LGBTQ:

    A Letter to Louise https://godmademegay.weebly.com/the-l...​

    For the Bible Tells Me So Documentary https://topdocumentaryfilms.com/for-t...​

    Cross In The Closet Book: https://amzn.to/3kcf2kS​

    God and The Gay Christian: https://amzn.to/3soTapz​

    Love Ellen (Book I bought my mom to read) https://amzn.to/3dAbO9x​

    Unbearable Lightness: A Story of Loss and Gain: https://amzn.to/37G5WrL​

    Untamed: https://amzn.to/3btxotU​

    I may earn commissions for purchases made through the links below, at no extra cost to you.

    LGBTQ

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Church, We Must Do Better, Loving Like Jesus Did

    Church, We Must Do Better, Loving Like Jesus Did

    In today’s Episode Leticia & her Wife Mari discuss the controversial drama surrounding Lil Nas X, the “satan shoes” and all the backlash coming for him. As members of the LGBTQ community and Christ Followers they dive deep into how this is a big moment that the church has an opportunity to get it right this time, after so many years of casting out this community from Gods love. It’s an emotional episode for sure.

    • 54 min

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