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Uncle Silly’s Celibacy

Timothy Kincaid

July 14th, 2010

July 23, 1992. That’s the last time that Randy Thomas, Exodus’ VP, had sex with another person. He was 24.

But he doesn’t mind. He’s fine being celibate and he doesn’t even mind not having any form or romantic or sexual relationship; he has other people’s kids to meet that need.

I can’t imagine myself at 50 either! But when I was 24, EIGHTEEN years ago :) I wouldn’t have imagined I would be single at 42 years old and not having sex with another person for the next 18 years!

As a matter of fact, if I had know that at 24 my brain might have exploded.

But let me ask you this, even if you are gay … is it possible to be alone … and gay … at 50? Is it possible to be with a partner but still lonely or miserable at 50? In fact, is it possible neither of us could make it to fifty? OR live to 100 and have a blissful life?

I also don’t envy my married friends anymore. I enjoy being “Mr. Randy” or “Uncle Silly” to kids all across North America. My relational needs are met and being met abundantly.

I’ve known plenty of people who find contentment in celibacy. And I fully support the right of each person to find the life that gives them meaning and fulfillment.

I just wish that Randy didn’t use his decades of celibacy as a tool to deny me my civil rights. I wish that he agreed with me that each person has the right to find the life that gives them meaning and fulfillment, even if it does not fit his god’s expectations.

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dan
July 14th, 2010 | LINK

This man’s relationship needs are being met by people who call him Uncle Silly and Mr. Randy? And nobody at Exodus sees this as just a tad unhealthy? I’d arm the kids of North America with tazers for when Uncle Silly pays a visit.

TonyJazz
July 14th, 2010 | LINK

Sorry, but this guy is a liar, and I am sure of it.

Too bad that he lies AND cloaks himself in religion & false morality….

Ray
July 14th, 2010 | LINK

An adult who prefers kids and doesn’t think about or envy adult relationships.

Hmmmm.

Where have I seen that profile before?

Stephen
July 14th, 2010 | LINK

So Exodus is really a chastity drive. Good to know.

Rick James
July 14th, 2010 | LINK

“his god’s expectations” have been misunderstood, and misconstrued.

The Church (according to Paul’s epistle) considers celibacy as a “charism”, a gift. How is it then that the Church feels the freedom and the necessity to mandate to gay people (or to ministers/priests, for that matter) this charism, which is by definition a FREE GIFT of God? This is problem #1 with the gay/celibacy issue.

Problem #2 is that nowhere else in scripture does God bestow the same gift (of the numerous that are recorded) to an entire constituency or class of persons. It’s not there.

And yet some in the Church continue to insist on validity of this nonsensical notion.

Mike
July 14th, 2010 | LINK

Pardon my French, but this guy is full of sh!t.

grantdale
July 14th, 2010 | LINK

I think part should be rephrased:

“As a matter of fact, if I had known that at 24 I would never have got sucked in by Exodus in the first place.”

Poor silly Uncle Silly, didn’t see the bait-and-switch of ‘the hope of change’?

Have to admit he’s probably oddly correct on this: “My relational needs are met and being met abundantly.”

Randy still has Me, Myself and I.

I suspect those are the only relationships he’s ever really been capable of committing to.

GreenEyedLilo
July 14th, 2010 | LINK

I literally read Randy’s words just now, teared up, walked up to my wife who’s quietly watching TV, and quickly hugged and kissed her.

I just want to tell Mr. Randy, “That’s your problem, don’t you dare try to make it mine.”

Lindoro Almaviva
July 14th, 2010 | LINK

Can we see a pic of his hands? I bet he spends a ton of money in hair removal for them, if we are to believe that priests told us in catechism.

Sean
July 14th, 2010 | LINK

Excuse me, but if the guy is still masturbating, then he is NOT celibate. What exactly is he picturing in his mind when he climaxes? That is the question someone should be asking him.

Jason D
July 15th, 2010 | LINK

Very Minor, very off topic…

“The Church (according to Paul’s epistle) considers celibacy as a “charism”, a gift. How is it then that the Church feels the freedom and the necessity to mandate to gay people (or to ministers/priests, for that matter) this charism, which is by definition a FREE GIFT of God?”

Aren’t all gifts, by definition, free? I mean when was the last time you tore off the wrapping paper, opened the box, said “Oh thank you!” and had the other person respond with “that’ll be $4.50″?

And now back to the regularly scheduled thread, already in progress….

I agree that Uncle Silly is just a tad too….Herbert from Family Guy for my bullsh!t-o-meter.

BillySaint
July 16th, 2010 | LINK

Randy is a self proclaimed sex addict, as are many “ex-gays” including Alan Chambers. They simply threw the baby out with the bath water instead of getting balanced professional help. Like most ex-gays and Side B’ers, they are celibate wannabees. None of this has to do with God. God is a far beyond control and bitch slapping.
Oh well Randy, it’s your life. Fix it now or come back again and do it all over.

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