‘Ex-gay, ex-drag’ Atlanta pastor on airwaves

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imagePerhaps some readers are already aware of the local telecast “Atlanta Live.” That’s the name of WATC’s religious talk show for fundies, not the now-defunct venue where its latest guest might have done drag. You know, before “Mother Cavalli” (photo, left) was born again as Ja’Von Crockett, a pastor who isn't gay--any more (right). Maybe gay blogger Joe.My.God, who broke the story, sums it up best:

Pastor Ja'Von Crockett appeared on Atlanta television to let people know that he's no longer the fierce ball queen known as the Mother Cavalli. And he brought his "best friend" on the show for support.
Crockett appeared alongside his deliverer, Willis Graham, the pastor of “Redemption of Restoration Restored Life Ministry”—we couldn’t find any such ministry or one with a remotely similar name in metro Atlanta—whom he met four years ago at Open Word Christian Ministries in Fairburn. Crockett says Graham helped him see the road to his “true self.” For his part, Graham says Crockett showed him “how to love.” Rather than draw conclusions about the pastors or the show, we'll let them speak for themselves, and you can be the judge: Photo compilation via The Advocate.

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