Speaker Bio

Official Bio:

For the last two decades, Justin Lee has been an influential Christian voice for LGBT+ affirmation, best known for working across areas of theological disagreement to promote grace and mutual understanding. He is the founder of the world’s largest LGBT+ Christian advocacy organization, the author of two books, and an internationally known speaker on faith, sexuality, and dialogue.

Justin’s first book, Torn: Rescuing the Gospel from the Gays-vs.-Christians Debate, has been widely cited for its role in changing conservative Christians’ attitudes and helping Christian parents accept their LGBT+ kids. His newest book, Talking Across the Divide, offers strategies for having more productive conversations on controversial issues in a polarized society.

Justin lives in Orlando, Florida, where he currently serves as the executive director of Nuance Ministries and as a consultant for the Tyler Clementi Foundation. He makes humorous videos on the Bible and other topics on his YouTube channel and blogs at GeekyJustin.com.