Why Is Walmart Selling Janice Barrett Graham’s Ex-Gay Parenting Book?

We already know Walmart is no friend to the gays, but do they have to actively peddle ex-gay therapy to shoppers?

Though I’ve yet to spot anyone on People Of Walmart snapping it up, the book Chased by an Elephant, the Gospel Truth about Today’s Stampeding Sexuality is available for purchase at over 100 Walmart stores. Authored by Janice Barrett Graham (better known as the wife of Stephen Graham, president of the “LDS-oriented” group Standard of Liberty, which “exists to raise awareness of radical sexual movements overrunning America’s Christian-moral-cultural life”), the book aims to “shed the clear light of truth on today’s dark and tangled ideas about male and female, proper gender roles, the law of chastity, and the God-given sexual appetite.”

It also touches upon Stephen and Janice’s son Andrew — a proud ex-gay who’s written his own tome — described in the book as securing “his subsequent deliverance and healing through family support, expert professional counseling, truth, and repentance through the Atonement of Jesus Christ.”

It’s described as a “MUST READ” by the S.A. Lifeline Foundation (Mission: “Delivering a message of hope that recovery from pornography addiction is possible”), which is where I go for all my children’s book recommendations.

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