Tim Rymel served as an evangelical Christian minister for nearly twenty-five years, during which time he was credentialed with the Assemblies of God; was ordained through a non- denominational church in Memphis, Tennessee; worked as the development director for Youth for Christ; and served as the outreach director for Love in Action, once the world's oldest and most renowned "ex-gay" ministry. Tim holds a master's degree in education, for which he researched cognition and transformational learning. He is a member of the American Psychological Association in the Educational Psychology division, as well as the Society for the Psychological Study of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transexual Issues. Tim's work has appeared frequently in the Huffington Post and the Good Men Project websites where he writes on the confluence of religion, politics, and sexuality. He has also appeared on multiple radio and television shows, including Fox News Radio and Vice News Media. Stories about him and his work can be found on Buzzfeed, ThinkProgress, the Advocate, and Time.