One research study found that evangelicals are less likely to look at porn than non-evangelicals but a third more likely to consider themselves addicted to it.
In Nigeria, religious leaders treat many LGBTQ+ young people as if they are possessed by demons.
Three women are coming forward in the wake of a VICE News investigation into conversion therapy allegations at the church formerly attended by Kingston Mayor Bryan Paterson.
Kingston, Ontario Mayor Bryan Paterson, who stepped away from the Third Day Worship Centre recently, denied the charge from a former member and says he does not condone conversion therapy in any way.
"We understand that this will result in his eternal damnation, but we don't have enough money for the therapy," said one fundraiser organizer.
Despite increasing bipartisan support for putting an end to the horrific practice, 30 states and the federal government have continued to resist litigating it out of existence.
True Love claims to be doing nothing more than supporting fellow Christians. But critics say their faint rainbow-coloured liberalism is just a way to cover their true, intolerant intentions.
Homosexuality is not a crime in the country but conversion therapy and persecution are rampant.
The UCP government in Alberta will allow schools to delay approvals of Gay-Straight Alliances, and has defunded a working group on banning conversion therapy.
The mayor of Padang thinks gay and transgender people are possessed by genies known as "djin".