This page lists sources consulted in the compilation of Sex and the Gay Christian. There are quite a few of them! We want to be as thorough and well informed as possible. If there are sources you’d like to suggest we investigate, please contact us at

We especially recommend the references printed in bold type. American Institute of Bisexuality, 2020. Accessed 11 Sep 2020.

Corinna, Heather. “Sexuality: WTF Is It, Anyway?” Scarleteen, 21 Dec 2011 (updated 24 Jun 2019)., Accessed 10 Sep 2020 (14:57).

Dailey, D. M. (2017). “Sexual expression and aging.” Quarterly Journal of the Life Planning Network, 4 (4), 34–53.

“Defining Sexual Health.” WHO. Accessed 11 Sep 2020 (12:12).

Farley, Margaret A. Just Love: A Framework for Christian Sexual Ethics (paid link). Continuum (First Paperback Edition), 15 Apr 2008.

“Glossary of Sex Terms.” Planned Parenthood.,  accessed 01 September 2020 (10:14).

Green, Eli R. “The 5 Circles of Sexuality: A Holistic Model of Sexuality, Based on the Original Work of Dr. Dennis Dailey, 1981.” Forge. Accessed 10 Sep 2020 (16:17).

Hardy, Janet W. & Dossie Easton. The Ethical Slut, Third Edition: A Practical Guide to Polyamory, Open Relationships, and Other Freedoms in Sex and Love. Ten Speed Press, Revised ed. August 15, 2017.

Johnson, Jay Emerson. “Biblical Sexuality and Gender: Renewing Christian Witness to the Gospel.” Center for LGBTQ and Gender Studies in Religion, Pacific School of Theology, 31 Aug 2011. Accessed 23 Aug 2020.

Keen, Karen R. Reconcile and Reform: Understanding Scripture and Sexual Ethics. The Reformation Project: Aired originally 29 August 2020 (2:30 pm CST).

O’Malley, Harris. “How Toxic Masculinity Hurts Everyone.” Paging Dr. Nerdlove, 06 Jun 2016., accessed 29 Sep 2020 (09:20).

Orenstein, Peggy. Boys & Sex: Young Men on Hookups, Love, Porn, Consent, and Navigating the New Masculinity. HarperCollins, 2020.

Pebody, Roger. “Undetectable viral load and transmission – information for people with HIV.” NAM AIDSmap, Jan 2019. Accessed 07 Sep 2020 (15;50).

“Queer Christian resources.” Invisible Cake Society, 17 Aug 2020. Accessed 23 Aug 2020.

Roberts, Matthias. Beyond Shame: Creating a healthy sex life on your own terms. Fortress, 2020.

Robertson, Brandan J. The Gospel of Inclusion: A Christian Case for LGBT+ Inclusion in the Church. Cascade Books, 2019.

Ryan, Christopher & Cacilda Jethá. Sex at Dawn: How We Mate, Why We Stray, and What It Means for Modern Relationships. Harper Collins, Reprint Ed. July 5, 2011.

“The science is clear: with HIV, undetectable equals untransmittable: NIH officials discuss scientific evidence and principles underlying the U=U concept.” National Institutes of Health (NIH). 10 Jan 2019. Accessed 07 Sep 2020 (15;55).

Sellers, Tina Schermer. Sex, God & the Conservative Church: Erasing Shame from Sexual Intimacy. Routledge, 2017.

Turner, George W. “The Circles of Sexuality: Promoting a Strengths-based Model Within Social Work that Provides a holistic Framework for Client Sexual Well-being.” University of Kansas Libraries, March 2020. URI: Accessed 10 Sep 2020 (16:34).

Vines, Matthew. “The Gay Debate: The Bible and Homosexuality.” Matthew Vines, 12 March 2012. Accessed 01 September 2020 (10:06).

World Association for Sexual Health (WAS). “Declaration of Sexual Rights.” Accessed 11 Sep 2020 (10:20).

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