After I converted to ultra-Orthodox Judaism, I began to take on an entirely new life. I moved 200 miles to Brooklyn, guided only by faith. I spoke Yiddish, my style of dress was distinct, my thought process was Talmudic. But I was still gay. And this would eat at me the entire time.
Chaim Levin is on a remarkable journey, and he is accomplishing more than simply giving hope. He is having a tangible impact in his community, opening closed minds, and keeping teens from enduring the pain that he once suffered in silence.