Alicia Johnston


Alicia Johnston was a pastor in the Seventh-day Adventist church until she came out as both bi and LGBTQ affirming. Her coming out video was seen by Adventists across North America and covered in national media. She continues to be dedicated to advocating for change in the Adventist church and beyond. Currently, she is in the final stages of writing a book for the Adventist church that will advocate for affirming theology. Her hope is that this book can empower LGBTQ Adventists to accept themselves with full confidence, and provide their family and friends with a framework for acceptance within the theological language of the Adventist church. She also has a podcast that covers affirming theology, You can find her at,, and She lives in Phoenix, AZ with her wife, Beth, and their two dogs..

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