She’s appeared on ABC’s 20/20, Nightline and Good Morning America, NBC News Out, The Advocate Magazine’s National viral videos – as their “favorite affirming matriarch.”. She is an international speaker who was recently featured on the TED stage for 5,000 people at TEDxMileHigh – and that video has received nearly 500,000 views since being released last month. And now Susan Cottrell brings her light to Sex in the Pews’ Episode #14. Through her nonprofit organization—FreedHearts—Susan champions the LGBTQI community and families with her authenticity and tender-hearted zeal. Her books “Mom, I’m Gay”—Loving Your LGBTQ Child and Strengthening Your Faith; True Colors – Celebrating the Truth and Beauty of the Real You; Radically Included – The Biblical Case for Radical Love and Inclusion, and her brand new release BE THE LOVE You Want to See In the World are critically acclaimed. She and her husband Rob have been married for more than 30 years and have five children, two of whom are in the LGBTQI community.Reverend Ashley Harness from Auburn Seminary says… “Susan has this fierce, loving, don’t mess with me, Mom vibe.” If you’re LGBTQI, or know anyone who is, this podcast is a must listen. Either way, it ain’t going to be boring! Live. Learn. Love. Please share, rate us with those five stars and subscribe. Portions of all proceeds donated to combat human sex slave trafficking.