Jackie Hill Perry, who shares her journey from lesbian to Christian poet, writer, and hip-hop artist in her book “Gay Girl Good God,” recently retweeted a TED Talk speaker who normalizes pedophilia.
Perry’s thread started Tuesday when she posted a tweet by Ian Miles Cheong, who wrote, “This is apparently mainstream now. Hosted by TED Talks.” He then pulled out a quote from a presenter. “Pedophilia is an unchangeable sexual orientation.”
The tweet included a link to a May 2018 presentation by Mirjam Heine, a medical student at University of Würzburg in Germany.
Perry’s retweet simply said:
“‘We should accept that pedophilia is a sexual preference that people do not choose.’ I knew this was coming…”