Justin Lee

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Birthday
7, 1977
Birthplace
North Carolina
Birth Sign
Virgo

About

Famous as the founder of a non-profit organization called the Gay Christian Network, he is also notable for his 2009 documentary film Through My Eyes, as well as for his 2012 nonfiction work Torn: Rescuing the Gospel from the Gays-vs.-Christians Debate.

Before Fame

Before beginning his activism work on behalf of young, gay Christians struggling to accept themselves and fit into their church communities, he attended North Carolina's Wake Forest University.

Trivia

During his childhood years, he lost his hair and eyebrows as the result of an autoimmune condition known as alopecia areata.

Family Life

He was raised in a conservative Christian household and struggled throughout his youth to reconcile his same-sex attraction with his fundamentalist Christian beliefs. He later resided in Orlando, Florida.

Associated With

In 2006, he appeared on Dr Phil McGraw's popular talk show as a vocal opponent of the destructive practice of gay-to-straight "reparative" psychotherapy.