James Melville "Mel" White is an influential author, filmaker, spokesman and clergyman raised as an Evangelical Christian.
In his fifties, he became an effective and outspoken advocate for gay rights, openly confronting Evangelical leaders for their
Daryl Lach has extensively collected in the area of "Voices of the Christian Right in American Politics and Culture at the
Turn of the 21st Century."
Mel White (1940- ) and Daryl Lach (1950- ) are significant figures in LGBTQ advocacy, particularly in relation to Fundamentalist
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