TRIGGER WARNING: This video contains intense emotional content. Read some background here Why I wept in a West Hollywood hotel room for 35 minutes

In June 2013, at the final Exodus Conference, Rob and Linda Mueller Robertson, reminded attendees of the devastating consequences of misguided love. Rob and Linda’s story of their son Ryan demonstrates how ignorance about sexual orientation and an ill-informed outdated Christian belief system can slowly destroy no matter how much we love. “Unintentionally we had taught Ryan to hate his sexuality. And since sexuality cannot be separated from self, we had taught Ryan to hate himself.” Linda Mueller Robertson